Firearms license fees can be paid online using the appropriate link below.
Once you have successfully submitted your payment online, the final screen will display a unique reference number, please enter it on your request form which can be viewed here. Enter your invoice reference number in the space provided for additional information on page 6 of the request form (or page 4 of the change form).
During the checkout process, you will also be asked for an email address, please enter the same one you intend to use on your request form.
Firearms license applications can only be processed once a completed application has been received by the Joint Firearms Licensing Unit, including applicable fees.
Applications can only be accepted if the requirements of the firearms laws have been met.
When an application cannot be processed, is withdrawn, or a decision is made to deny the application, the applicant will be contacted by the Firearms Licensing Unit and the application fee will be reimbursed.
To make a payment, please click on the corresponding link below
Please note that you will be redirected to the GOV.UK payment site and all correspondence relating to your payment will originate from gov.uk pay
New Firearms Grant ONLY – £ 88.00
Shotgun New Grant ONLY – £ 79.50
Firearms AND shotgun (set) – £ 90.00
Renewal of firearms ONLY – £ 62.00
Hunting rifle renewal ONLY – £ 49.00
Renewal of firearms AND shotguns (set) – £ 65.00
Amendment of firearms certificate – £ 20.00 (* fee applicable only if you increase the number of firearms held on your firearms certificate)
For the latest timetables, visit our FAQ page under the heading “How long will my application take?”
Up-to-date fees can be viewed on our FAQ page under the heading “How much does it cost?”.