Firearms Licensing

Keeping and Licensing of Firearms - Aiming for Excellence


Help us achieve excellence

Cleveland Police licenses 17 registered Firearms Dealers, 973 firearm certificate holders, 2,558 shotgun certificate holders and 73 explosives certificate holders. Firearms are licensed in accordance with the Firearms Acts 1968-1997 and other associated Acts.

You will speed the process of application if you read the relevant notes with the application, enabling us to provide a more effective and efficient service. If you have any queries please call 01642 302005.

We provide a licensing service: With concern for the public safety, consider all applications for the grant and renewal of certificates equally, fairly and process them expeditiously.

Our priority is:

To support the legal, safe and secure possession of firearms within the Cleveland Police area.