Registered firearms dealers

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Anybody who wishes to sell, manufacture, transfer, repair, test or provide firearms or ammunition to which Section 1 of the Firearms Act 1968 applies, or shot guns, or sells or transfers air weapons must register with the Chief Officer of Police for Devon & Cornwall. The application for registration must be part of a business and cannot be an extension to a hobby.


Select below to download an application form (F116).

The fee for a three-year period of registration is £200.

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Application process

Devon & Cornwall Police aim to give a decision, subject to installation of suitable security measures, regarding whether an application is viable within 30 days of receipt of a correctly completed application form and fee.

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