How to apply for a firearm, shotgun or explosives certificate
Find out below how to apply for or renew a firearm, shotgun or explosives certificate. Whether you’re a firearm owner, firearm dealer, shooting club member or planning to travel with firearms, answer a few quick questions and we’ll guide you to the right form and everything you need to complete it.
Apply for a certificate to travel with a firearm from the UK to an EU country
How do I apply?
Step 1: Apply for a European Firearms Pass (EFP) by writing to:
Firearms Licensing Department Thames Valley Police HQ Oxford Road Kidlington OX5 2NX
your full name and contact details
your current certificate number
the shotgun(s) and/or firearm(s) you would like to include on your EFP (make, model, serial number)