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Canada. Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Site: Mailing Address

Service: Canadian Firearms Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 1-800-731-4000
Fax 613-825-0297
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Oversees the administration of the Firearms Act
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Provides direct operational and technical firearms-related support to law enforcement
  • supports police agencies in gathering evidence
  • supports police investigating and prosecuting persons or organizations involved in the illegal movement and use of firearms
  • the Firearm Act requires all firearm owners to hold a valid firearms licence
  • restricted and prohibited firearms must be registered
  • licence applicants must meet safety-training requirements and pass security screening
Hours Irregular, call for details
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility For the Minor's Firearms Licence: applicant must be at least 12 years old

For the Possession and Acquisition Licence: applicant must be at least 18 years old
Application Forms available on the website
Languages English; French
Fees See website
Site Information
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON K1P 1A4
Mailing Address c/o Royal Canadian Mounted Police Canadian Firearms Program 
Ottawa, ON K1A 0R2
Physical Access Not Applicable
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal
HCSD Sub Heading Consumer Protection / Complaints
Service Categories Crime Investigation ~ Firearms Regulation and Safety Issues ; Dangerous Weapons Control ; Federal Government Departments ~ Firearms Regulation and Safety Issues ; Firearm Permits

Agency Overview

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