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Apply for a shotgun certificate

Always allow enough time for a renewal or change to be processed before a certificate expires or becomes invalid.

Shotgun certificate applications

Whether you are applying for a new certificate or renewal of an existing certificate, please download, complete and return Form 201.

Returning your shotgun certificate application

Firearms and Explosives Licensing Department
Police Headquarters
Hinchingbrooke Park
Huntingdon
Cambridgeshire
PE29 6NP

Shotgun certificate application fees

Fees and charges for all shotgun application types including renewals, transfers and amendments are detailed below. Payments should be made via cheque or postal order, made payable to;

  • Cambridgeshire Police and CC
Shotgun applications fees and charges
Shotgun application typeValid forCost
Grant a shotgun certificate 5 years £79.50
Renewal of a shotgun certificate 5 years £49
Replacement shotgun certificate 5 years £4

Lost or destroyed shotgun certificate

Shotgun certificates that have been lost or destroyed can be replaced. Please contact us to arrange a replacement certificate.

Application timescales

Any firearms related applications, renewals or change notifications are usually processed within six weeks.

Change of address notifications are generally completed and certificates returned within 10 working days. 

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