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Individual licensing

Individual licensing forms
Form no. Form title Notes
RCMP 5592 Application for a Possession and Acquisition Licence Under the Firearms Act (Age 18+) (PDF, 765 KB)

Use this form if you do not already have a licence or if your licence has expired.

CAFC 1125 In-person filing

For Quebec residents only.

Use this form if you live in Quebec and are applying to get restricted and/or prohibited firearms. You can download it from the Sûreté du Québec.

RCMP 5614 Application for Renewal of a Firearms Licence for an Individual (PDF, 699 KB)

Use this form to renew a Possession and Acquisition Licence that is still valid. Use form RCMP 5592 if you do not already have a licence or if your licence has expired.

You can renew your firearms licence online or by mailing the PDF form.

RCMP 5485 Application for a Possession Licence Under the Firearms Act (Minors)

Contact the Chief Firearms Officer of your province or territory to get this form.

RCMP 5642 Aboriginal Peoples of Canada Adaptations Regulations (Firearms) Application (PDF, 299 KB)

For members of an Indigenous community (e.g., Indian, Métis, Inuit) who engage in the traditional hunting practices of that Indigenous community.

Safety training

Safety training forms
Form no. Form title Notes
RCMP 5484

Canadian Firearms Safety Course and/or Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course Report

Contact the Chief Firearms Officer of your province or territory to get these forms.

RCMP 5587 Application for Alternative Safety Training Certification in Respect to Non-Restricted Firearms
RCMP 5588 Application for Alternative Safety Training Certification in Respect to Restricted Firearms

Business and carrier licensing

Firearm forms for business and carrier licensing
Form no. Form title Notes
RCMP 5486 Application for a Firearms Licence for Businesses (Including Museums)

Contact the Chief Firearms Officer of your province or territory to get these forms.

RCMP 5615 Application for Renewal of a Firearms Licence for Businesses (Including Museums)
RCMP 5531 Request for a Ministerial Designation of a Museum Employee
RCMP 5488 Application for a Carrier Licence (PDF, 360 KB) n/a
RCMP 5640 Application for the Renewal of a Carrier Licence

Call the Canadian Firearms Program at 1-800-731-4000 to get the form.

Registration or transfer

Firearms registration or transfer forms
Form no. Form title Notes
RCMP 5624 Application to Register Firearms (for Individuals) (PDF, 586 KB)

For firearms you have recently imported or firearms acquired other than by transfer since December 1, 1998.

RCMP 5489 Application to Register Firearms for Businesses (including Museums) (PDF, 311 KB) n/a
RCMP 5492 Application to Register Restricted and Prohibited Firearms Acquired by Transfer

Call the Canadian Firearms Program at 1-800-731-4000 to get a form or to complete the transfer process by phone.

Authorizations

Firearm authorizations forms
Form no. Form title Notes
RCMP GRC 6016 Declaration of Authority to Act on Behalf of an Estate (PDF, 274 KB) n/a
RCMP 5490 Application for an Authorization to Transport Restricted Firearms and Prohibited Firearms (PDF, 323 KB)

As of September 2, 2015, if you have restricted or prohibited firearms, you may be eligible to have conditions attached to your firearms licence for certain routine and lawful transportation purposes. To confirm if these conditions are attached to your licence or to apply by phone, call the Canadian Firearms Program at 1-800-731-4000.

RCMP 5491 Application for an Authorization to Carry Restricted Firearms and Prohibited Handguns (PDF, 1.27 MB)

If you want to apply for an Authorization to Carry for the purpose of protection from animals, you must contact your Chief Firearms Officer before you complete and submit this form. You may need to submit additional forms or information.

Non-residents

Firearm related forms for non-residents
Form no. Form title Notes
RCMP 5513 Application for a Non-resident Temporary Borrowing Licence for Non-restricted Firearms (PDF, 1.29 MB

This form must be submitted and approved ahead of time by the Chief Firearms Officer of the province where you intend to borrow the firearm(s).

RCMP 5589 Non-Resident Firearms Declaration (PDF, 643 KB)

This form is formatted to print on 8.5" × 14" paper (legal size). Printing it on a different paper size will reduce its quality.

RCMP 5590 Non-Resident Firearm Declaration Continuation Sheet (PDF, 632 KB) n/a

Shooting clubs and ranges

Firearm related forms for shooting clubs and ranges
Form no. Form title Notes
RCMP 5516 Shooting Club Membership (PDF, 274 KB) n/a
RCMP 5526 Shooting Club or Shooting Range Approval Application

Contact the Chief Firearms Officer of your province or territory to get this form.

Firearm verification

Firearm verification forms
Form no. Form title
RCMP 5547 Firearm Verification (PDF, 285 KB)
RCMP 5654 Application to Become a Verifier (PDF, 202 KB)

Replace a document

Firearms document replacement form
Form no. Form title
RCMP 5515 Firearms Documents Replacement Request (PDF, 457 KB)
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