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Firearms Reference Table (FRT) Web

Important notice - Maintenance

This service will be unavailable for use on Sunday, November 17, 2019, between 9 am and 12 pm (EST) due to maintenance. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Important Notice - Regular Maintenance

This service is unavailable every Sunday between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. due to maintenance.

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Firearms Reference Table online (FRT) Web

The Firearms Reference Table (FRT) is a computer database tool developed by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Canadian Firearms Program - Firearms Investigative and Enforcement Services Directorate. It helps law enforcement officers achieve their mission for domestic and international policing, firearms tracking and counter-terrorism initiatives by giving them access to up-to-date and comprehensive firearm descriptions and classifications. The online version of the FRT offers the advantage of being updated every 24 hours. This means the FRT Web provides users with records and images which are always current.

Use of the FRT Web is limited to individuals who have been authorized by the RCMP. Authorized users include members of the police community, specific Public Agents and approved firearm verifiers.

Licensing Agreement

The Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police maintains sole ownership of the software package known as the Firearms Reference Table.

The Commissioner's representative maintains, solely, the right to distribute the data and the associated images of this automated application, as well as all inclusive materials, in the format in which it is presented. You are expressly prohibited from copying, duplicating, reproducing, or otherwise transferring the software and materials for any purpose whatsoever.

This software and the materials contained within may not be modified, networked, loaned, sold or distributed in total or in part, nor may any derivative works be prepared based upon them. You may not electronically copy or transfer the Software or the materials from one computer to another, over a network or otherwise.

If you currently receive FRT information through a DVD which the Canadian Firearms Program produces annually, you are eligible to use the FRT-Web. If you are eligible and would like to register as an FRT-Web user, please email your request to:

A return email will provide you with detailed instructions and an invitation to register. 

Browser Requirements

Important Notice!

RCMP Canadian Firearms Program online services are best viewed with Microsoft Internet Explorer ®, versions 6, 7, or 8

Please confirm your browser settings  before accessing the CFP online services.

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