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Apply for or renew a firearm, shotgun or explosives certificate. Whether you’re a firearm owner, firearm dealer, shooting club member or planning to travel with firearms, answer a few quick questions and we’ll guide you to the right form and everything you need to complete it.
Apply for a certificate to own less than 15kg of explosives for use in a firearm
Step 1: Familiarise yourself with the Explosives Regulations 2014.
Step 2: Download and complete the Application for an Explosives Certificate form (Form ER4A).
You'll need these details:
In this form you'll also need to specify whether you plan to acquire only, or acquire and keep, the explosives.
Step 3: Post your completed form to:
Firearms Licensing Unit
It's free to apply.
We'll get in touch as quickly as possible if we have any questions about your application or need to ask for more information.