The following are the application forms relating to air weapons. Please ensure you download and complete the correct form for your requirements.
Application forms can be found at the bottom of the page.
Form AWL1 – Application for the Grant or Renewal of an Air Weapon Certificate
Form AWL2 – Application for the Grant of an Air Weapon Police Permit
Form AWL3 – Application for the Grant of an Air Weapon Visitor Permit
Form AWL4 – Application for the Variation of an Air Weapon Certificate or Permit
Form AWL5 – Application for the Grant of an Air Weapon Event Permit
Form AWL6 – Application for the Grant or Renewal of an Air Weapon Club Approval
Form AWL7 – Application for the Variation of an Air Weapon Club Approval
Please ensure that each application form is completed in accordance with the guidance attached to it.
Failure to do so may result in your application being delayed.
Air Weapon Certificate Grant Application
If you are applying for the grant of an Air Weapon Certificate, please ensure the following checklist is read against your application form:
- Correct application form used i.e. grant of an Air Weapon Certificate (Form AWL1)
- All relevant areas of the application form completed.
- If under 18, please have a parent or guardian complete Part D of form AWL1.
- Please ensure you provide an appropriate verifier, who MUST sign Part E of form AWL1.
- Enclose two recent photographs (passport style).
- Please send payment along with your application. Make cheque payable to the SCOTTISH POLICE AUTHORITY. The cost of your application will £72 UNLESS you are applying for it to run conterminously with an existing Firearm or Shotgun Certificate, in which case the fee is £5.
Once completed, please send to your local processing centre for progression:
|ABERDEEN FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES LICENSING
Queen Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1ZA
TEL: 01224 306270
FAX: 01224 306013
|FORTH VALLEY FIREARMS & EXPLOSIVES LICENSING
Falkirk Police Station, West Bridge Street, Falkirk, FK1 5AP
TEL: 01324 676283
PERTH & KINROSS
|DUNDEE FIREARMS & EXPLOSIVES LICENSING
PO Box 59, West Bell St, Dundee, DD1 9JU
TEL: 01382 596858
FAX: 01382 596859
|CITY OF EDINBURGH|
EAST MID & WEST LOTHIAN
|EDINBURGH FIREARMS & EXPLOSIVES LICENSING
Fettes Ave, Edinburgh, EH14 1RB
TEL: 0131 311 3297/8
FAX: 0131 311 3064
|ARGYLL AND BUTE|
NORTH,EAST & SOUTH AYRSHIRE
EAST & WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE
NORTH & SOUTH LANARKSHIRE
RENFREWSHIRE & EAST RENFREWSHIRE
|GLASGOW FIREARMS & EXPLOSIVES LICENSING
Clyde Gateway, 2 French Street, Glasgow, G40 4EH
TEL: 01786 895 580
FAX: 01786 895 599
|INVERNESS FIREARMS & EXPLOSIVES LICENSING
Old Perth Rd, Inverness, IV2 3SY
TEL: 01463 720484
FAX: 01464 720827
|FIFE||GLENROTHES FIREARMS & EXPLOSIVES LICENSING
Detroit Rd, Glenrothes, KY6 2RJ
TEL: 01592 418424
FAX: 01592 418444
|DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY ||DUMFRIES FIREARMS & EXPLOSIVES LICENSING
Cornwall Mount, Dumfries, DG1 1PZ
TEL: 01387 242263
FAX: 01382 596859
Application forms CANNOT be submitted electronically and MUST be sent to the above address only.
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