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Visiting Great Britain with a Firearm or Shotgun - Visitors Permits.

Applications must be made on behalf of the visitor by a person resident in that police force area. Members of EU countries must be in possession of a European Firearms Pass, which must be forwarded with Form 107 - Application for a Visitors Firearm/Shotgun Permit [44kb].

Resident Sponsor to follow these steps to obtain a Visitor Permits.

1. Is the visitor a Members of an EU country? If no go to step 2

Applying for a grant

The applicant must have a European Firearms Pass if they are a EU citizen.

2. Download Form

Download this  Form 107 - Application for a Visitors Firearm/Shotgun Permit [44KB]

Applications must include the visitor/s firearm certificate.

The fee for this licence application is £20. If there is a group of more that five people then there is a flat fee of £100.

Applications must be accompanied by a cheque or postal order for the correct amount

  • Staffordshire Residents - payments are to be made payable to 'OPCC Staffordshire'
  • West Midlands Residents - payments are to be made payable to 'West Midlands Police'
  • Ensure your cheque is signed and dated - neither post-dated cheques or cash are acceptable
  • Fees are also applicable to RSPCA Inspectors and Veterinary Surgeons.

3. Post the Application

Post the completed application form to:

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

Tel 01785 232790