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

There may be a fee applicable to this application. This will be discussed with you by your local firearms enquiry officer.

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

1. Individual Application

Explosive only application.

Download this form   ER4A [149KB]


Applying for Explosive certificate with a firearm / shotgun application.

Download this form   ER4B [185KB]  


Go to Step 3

2. Company Application

Acquire only or Acquire and Keep application.

Download this form   ER4 [245KB]


Licenced Storage application.

Download this form   ER2 [214KB]  

3. Post the Application

Post the completed application form to:

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

Tel 01785 232790