Shotgun Certificate & Permit Forms

Shotgun and Firearms Application - You need a firearms certificate issued by the police to possess, buy or acquire a firearm or shotgun. You must also have a certificate to buy ammunition. To apply click here.

Overseas Travel Information - The CPSA cannot hold details for foreign travel as Embassies and High Commissions may change rules and travel regulations without warning. Please click here to find all relevant Embassy or High Commission contact telephone numbers for further details.

Sports Visitor Visa - In Line with the UK Border Agency Requirements, all non EEA (and Swiss national) visitors will require a visa to gain entry to the UK. To find the details of all requirements, please click here.

American Shotgun Permit - To download the American Shotgun Permit form click here. A letter of invitation should be provided to the ATF who need to see a personalised letter when applying for a US Shotgun Permit. You will also need to complete an ESTA Application, click here for ESTA Application.

Irish Shotgun Permit - To download the Irish Shotgun Permit form click here.

South African Shotgun Permit - To download the South African Shotgun Permit form click here. For a guide to the South African Shotgun Permit click here.

Jersey Shotgun Permit - To download the Jersey Shotgun Permit form click here.