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Storage of Firearms at the FLA
: The Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) wishes to advise our valued customers that effective February 22, 2016, a storage fee is payable for all firearms stored at the FLA. Please click here for further details.
Safe Use And Handling Assessment
: Attention Licence Firearm Holders Please be reminded that effective January 1, 2016, the satisfactory completion of the Safe Use And Handling Assessment (SUHA) will be a prerequisite for the renewal process.
Storage of Firearms When Travelling Overseas
: The Firearm Licensing Authority wishes to advise that under the Firearm's Act, licence firearm holders are required to store their firearm with the Police or at the Firearm Licensing Authority whenever they are leaving the island. For further information please
Bird Season Opens
: The FLA is now accepting Renewal and New Applications for Bird Hunting Season 2016. (Please see more information HERE).
Instructions for Firearm Safe Use and Handling Assessment - Firearm Holders
: The Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) wishes to advise our valued customers that effective January 1, 2016, it will be mandatory for licensed firearm holders to prove to the Authority that they completed the “FLA Firearm Safe Use and Handling Assessment”
: TRANSACTION FEES Firearm User’s Licence $12,000 Firearm User’s (Employees) Certificate $5,000 ($500) per additional firearm. Firearm User’s (Secondary) Licence $12,000 Firearm User’s (Restricted) Licence $6,000 Appeal Fee $12,000 Firearm Dealers Licence $200,000 Gunsmith Licence $25,000 Minor Permit $6,000
Marking of Privately owned Firearms
: In accordance with the Corporation Agreement between the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States and the Government of Jamaica, ALL privately owned firearms will be marked with specific codes with immediate effect.
: The purpose of the Firearms Act (Jamaica, 1967 and amendments) is to control all aspects pertaining to firearms and ammunition.
What are the documents needed for recertification?
Completed application form 2 passport size photos (1 certified by a Justice of the Peace -JP) 2 recommendations - may be
What is the cost for a users licence?
What do I need to complete a renewal?
Completed renewal form Firearm should be presented for inspection along with licence After inspection of firearm and renewal form is
How do I dispose of my weapon?
Licence must be current, if not then all outstanding fees must be paid first Holder is required to complete disposal
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