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Frequently Asked Questions - APPLICATIONS

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FAQs - APPLICATIONS

You can download all applicable forms and instructions from the How To Apply section of our website.

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To apply for a firearm licence, you need:
• Completed application form
• Justification letter
• 2 passport size photos (1 certified by a Justice of the Peace -JP)
• 2 recommendation letters from a Justice of the Peace, Lawyer, Medical Doctor, Principal, Gazetted Rank Police Officer (not below the rank of Deputy Superintendent) or a Member of the J.D.F. (Major and above) Applicant must be known to the person for at least five (5) years.
• Proof of age (Passport or Birth Certificate. Original & Photocopy)
• Original & Photocopy of both licence fee receipt & finger print receipt
• Proof of income (Job Letter or Last Three (3) Payslips. Self-employed individuals may submit bank statements and Individual TCC)

Licence Fee is paid at the Firearm Licensing Authority. Debit Card, Credit Card and cash transactions are accepted by the cashier at any of our offices island wide.

All application forms and supporting documents are to be submitted directly to the Firearm Licensing Authority at any of our locations across the island. Applications may be submitted in person or by registered mail.

Recommendations and Authorization Letters issued more than 6 months prior to the submission of the application will NOT be accepted.

All costs related to applications are outlined in the table below.

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

Provisional/Minor Permit

$6,000

Late Renewal Fee

$15,000

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CONTACT US

Firearm Licensing Authority Headquarters
91A Old Hope Road, Kingston 6, Jamaica, W.I.
(876) 927-5158-60 / 927-6057 - 59
 
Montego Bay Regional Office
Shop #9, Bogue City Centre
Bogue, Montego Bay, St. James
(876) 978-0245
 
Mandeville Regional Office
Shop G15, James Warehouse Plaza,
Mandeville, Manchester
(876) 962-3063 Fax: (876) 962-3062