The appeal process begins when an applicant is aggrieved by a decision of the Board of the Authority and applies to the Review Board for a review of the decision. The law allows for an appeal to be made up to twenty-one (21) consecutive days after a package has been collected by the applicant.

If the twenty-one (21) consecutive days have passed, the applicant may reapply immediately if the Authority is satisfied that their circumstances have changed. The applicant may also submit a new application two (2) years after the date the package was served.


 Revocation Appeal


The revocation appeal process begins when a holder has received a revocation notice, whether in person or via registered mail and applies to have a review of this decision. In the event a person’s licence was revoked by the Board of the Authority and a revocation order was received. Under Sections 37 and 37A of the Firearm Act of 1967, an appeal can be made within twenty-one (21) consecutive days of receipt of this notice.

 Appeal Application Process


The applicant must submit the following documents to the Receptionist at FLA:

- Completed application for review of Denial/Revocation Form

- One (1) passport-sized photograph

- Appeal fee payment

- Any other document that the applicant believes will aid his/her appeal application.

- Firearm Licensing Authority processes request.

- The applicant is advised of the outcome of the request.

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Head Office
Firearm Licensing Authority Headquarters
91A Old Hope Road, Kingston 6, Jamaica
(876) 927-5159-60 / 927-6057-59