Applying for a firearms licence in Northern Ireland

This page provides information and relevant links if you are interested in applying for a firearms licence in Northern Ireland.

Firearms and the law

In Northern Ireland you need a valid firearms certificate if you want to buy or own a firearm or ammunition. To get a firearms certificate, you must apply to the PSNI.

Apply for a certificate

You can apply online for a firearms certificate.

You can also apply for a firearms certificate using a paper application form. 
You can get an application form:

You can also download an application form:

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