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Application for Arm Licence


The service allows for the licensing of firearms and renewal thereof. The licence is valid for five (5) years.

Who is eligible?

Any registered firearm owner

How do I get this service?
  • Complete Form 17 (Application form available online and at all police stations) 
  • Present the registered firearm before the Licensing Officer at the police station
What supporting documents are required?
  • Firearm Registration Certificate
  • Arm licence
  • Valid identification documents 
How long will this service take?

One (1) working day

How much does it cost?

 BWP 10.00

Where can I obtain this service?

Any police station 

Where can I get more information on this Service

Any police station


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