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Shotgun

To apply for a shotgun licence you must complete the following step by step:

If you have any licensing queries then please contact us by using this Contact Form.

1. Any Convictions? See mandatory declarations. If no go to step 2

All Applications

All Previous convictions must be declared on the application form. You are not entitled to withhold information about any conviction. This includes motoring offences (including speeding offences), binding overs, formal written warnings, cautions and convictions in and outside Great Britain, and (by virtue of the  Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975), convictions which are spent under the 1974 Act. Both a conditional discharge and an absolute discharge count as convictions for this purpose.

Details of parking offences and fixed penalty notices do not need to be declared

FAILURE TO DECLARE CONVICTIONS MAY RESULT IN REFUSAL

Request for information held on an individual

Should an applicant want to know what information is held about them by Staffordshire Police or want data relating to incidents that they have reported/been involved in, they can apply to Staffordshire Police for a  Subject Access Request.

Please read  Provisions 108-111 of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 for further information.

2. Download Form

For either Grant / Apply or Renewal download and read this Form 201 [1MB]

 

Fill in pages 1, 2, 5, 7, and 8 of the form.

3. Download Current Checklist / Fee Form

Download this Checklist Form. [147KB]

Please choose the correct fee for the type of licence you are applying for.

Please see the note on including photographs in point 4 on the form.

Please see the note on who to make the payment payable to in point 5 on the form.

4. Post the application

Post the completed application form to:

Staffordshire & West Midlands Police Firearms Licensing Unit
Weston Road
Stafford
ST18 0YY

Tel 01785 232790