How to apply for a firearm, shotgun or explosives certificate
Please note: due to national lockdown restrictions, Leicestershire Police will not be accepting new grant applications for firearms or shotguns. Renewal applications will be accepted as normal. Variations will be considered in exceptional circumstances. We will reopen applications as soon as possible.
Find out below how to apply for or renew a firearm, shotgun or explosives certificate. Whether you’re a firearm owner, firearm dealer, shooting club member or planning to travel with firearms, answer a few quick questions and we’ll guide you to the right form and everything you need to complete it.