Firearms Fees and Charges

All fees should be paid at the time of application.

Payment Options are as follows:-  ( Please Note CASH cannot be accepted )

  1. Enclose a cheque or postal order made payable to the ‘Police & Crime Commissioner Dorset’.
  2. Pay by Debit or Credit card – 01305 223488 or 01305 223489 between 08.30 and 10.30  Monday to Friday. If you are applying for a Firearms or Shotgun certificate you must quote your receipt number on Page 6 of your application, otherwise please enclose a covering note with payment details and your receipt number.
  3. Pay using Bank Transfer (BACS payment) to Sort Code: 60 07 01, Account: 38057670, you must use your SURNAME and DATE OF BIRTH as the reference. For Firearms or Shotgun certificate applications please indicate on page 6 of your application the date your payment was made. For all other applications please enclose a covering note with the details and the date your payment was made.

 

Firearms Grant
When no current firearm certificate is held
£88.00
Firearms Renewal
To renew a current Firearm certificate. Please note that if your old certificate has already expired prior to the date you submit your renewal forms, you will be required to pay £88.00 for a grant. 
£62.00
Shotgun Grant
When no current shotgun certificate is held
£79.50
Shotgun Renewal
To renew a current Shotgun certificate. Please note that if your old certificate has already expired prior to the date you submit your renewal forms, you will be required to pay £79.50 for a grant. 
£49.00
Coterminous Grant
When applying for both Firearm and Shotgun certificates that you would like to expire on the same date where one or both of the certificates is a grant. *Please note that the expiry date of a Firearm certificate cannot be changed.  
£90.00
Coterminous Renewal
When applying to renew Firearm and Shotgun certificates that you would like to expire on the same date. Both of the certificates must be a renewal.
£65.00
Variation
When increasing the number of weapons held on a current Firearm certificate.
£20.00
Registered Firearms Dealer Grant or Renewal £200.00
Visitors Firearm Permit
Where a resident in Great Britain sponsors an applicant from abroad
£20.00
Visitors Shotgun Permit
Where a resident in Great Britain sponsors an applicant from abroad
£20.00
Visitors Permit - Group of 6-20
Where a resident in Great Britain sponsors a group of applicants from abroad. *This group must all travel and arrive on same date and time.
£100.00
Registered Firearms Dealer Game Fairs
Where a current Registered Firearms Dealer request to operate their business in an additonal force area for a temporary period i.e. Game Fair. 
£13.00
Replacement Shotgun Certificate
When a current Shotgun certificate is lost. *Please note that if a certificate is stolen, please notify Dorset Police on 101 where you will be provided an incident number. If an incident number is obtained, a replacement certificate will be issued free of charge.
£4.00
Replacement Firearm Certificate
When a current Shotgun certificate is lost. *Please note that if a certificate is stolen, please notify Dorset Police on 101 where you will be provided an incident number. If an incident number is obtained, a replacement certificate will be issued free of charge.
£4.00

 

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