Firearms Licensing

The following pages offer advice and guidance for the grant and renewal of Firearms, Shotgun and Explosives Certificates, Registered Firearms Dealers and Home Office Approved Target Shooting Clubs throughout Gwent.

Firearms Licensing is responsible for issuing the following certificates to residents of Gwent:

  • Firearms Certificates
  • Shotgun Certificates
  • Explosives Certificates
  • European Certificates
  • Visitors permits
  • Registered Firearms Dealership Certificates
  • Temporary certificates for shotguns and firearms

Application forms can be downloaded from Online Forms.

Gwent Police hold regular open days for current certificate holders and potential certificate holders at different venues throughout Gwent. In attendance are Firearms Enquiry Officers and Admin Support Staff to assist with any queries. These are advertised on Gwent Police Twitter and Facebook pages.

Further information and guidance can be found using the following links: