Firearms and explosives fees

This page lists to fees for firearms, shotguns and explosives.

 

Please make cheques payable to ‘Thames Valley Police’

Grant, Renewal, Replacement and Variation of a Firearms Certificate:

  • Firearms Certificate Grant - £88
  • Firearms Renewal- £62
  • Variation of Firearm Certificate - £20
  • Replacement Certificate - £4

Grant, Renewal and Replacement Shotgun Certificates:

  • Shotgun Certificate Grant - £79.50
  • Shotgun Renewal - £49
  • Replacement Certificate - £4

Coterminous grant or renewal:

  • Coterminous grant of both shotgun and firearm certificates - £90
  • Coterminous grant of a shotgun certificate / renewal of firearm certificates - £90
  • Coterminous renewal of a shotgun certificate / grant of firearm certificates - £90
  • Coterminous renewal of both firearms and shotgun certificates- £65

If you wish to have the Firearms Certificate and Shotgun Certificate expiring on the same date (coterminous), a Shotgun Certificate can be brought in line with a Firearm Certificate but not the other way round.

Registered Firearms Dealer:

  • Dealer’s Certificate of registration - £200
  • Renewal of Dealer’s Certificate - £200
  • Game Fair etc. if main place of business is in another Constabulary / Police Force - £13

Visitors Permits:

  • Visitor’s Firearm Permit (Individual) - £20
  • Visitor’s Shotgun Permit (Individual) - £20
  • Group (five or more permits) - £100

There is no fee for the following services:

  • European Firearms Pass.
  • One for one firearms variation
  • Temporary Firearm Permit.
  • Temporary Shot Gun Permit.

Explosives:

The fees for explosives can vary considerably due to hazard type, the length of storage and the amount stored.

Please email the Firearms Licensing Department firearmslicensing@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk for further information on explosives or if you believe you may have to pay a fee.

Please be aware that any fee paid under the explosives regulations is paid in advanced for the work done by the department and is not normally refundable even if a certificate is refused.

 

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