If you wish to apply for a firearm certificate you will need to
print out the application
Please read the detailed guidance notes, form 201A, which can be
You should include the fee and your cheque/postal order should
be made payable to Suffolk Constabulary.
When applying for a firearm certificate, you should have gained
the permission of two people who have agreed to act as referees for
you. You must complete Part F (i & ii) with their details.
The referee(s) who have agreed to act for you must have known
you personally for at least two years and must be resident in Great
Britain. Referees must not be a member of your family, a registered
firearms dealer, a serving police officer or police employee.
Referees must be of good character and any references they agree to
provide must be given freely and not on payment.
You will appreciate that we have to consider these matters very
carefully and have a number of enquiries to make. Please be assured
however that, once we have received your application, we shall deal
with your application as quickly as possible.
The address to return application and referee forms to is:
Firearm Licensing Unit
For more information on Firearms Law, please see the
Home Office guide on firearms licensing