Q313: How much does it cost for the grant / renewal / variation of a firearm / shotgun / explosive certificate?

Costs of various certificates are,

  • Co-terminous certificates grant for shotgun and grant/renewal of firearm - £90
  • Games fairs grant - £13
  • Grant of Firearms certificate - £88
  • Grant of Shot gun certificate - £79.50
  • Registered Firearms dealers renewal/grant - £200
  • Renewal of Firearms certificate - £62
  • Renewal of Shot gun certificate - £49
  • Replacement certificate - £4
  • Shotgun coterminous renewal - £3
  • Variation - £20
  • Explosive certificate, in some cases it is currently free but there are types of explosive certificates where a fee is payable, check with your forces explosive officer/firearms licensing department for more details.
  • Visitors' permit - £20
  • Visitors' group permit - £100

You must notify the relevant police force without delay of any change of address. There will be details of the exact person/department to notify within the papers received concerning the certificate.

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