FIREARMS EDUCATION SCHOOL
Frequently Asked Questions
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- What is a Firearms License?
A Firearms License is a license issued by the Government that allows you to possess firearms, acquire firearms and buy ammunition. There are two types: "Possession Only" and "Possession and Acquisition".
- When do I need a Firearms License?
As of January 1st, 2001 any person in possession of a firearm MUST have a Firearms License.
- Can I still get a "Possession Only" License?
"NO" A Possession Only License was only avalable before January 1st, 2001,now you can only get a "Possession and Acquisition" Licence.
- Where do I get a license?
A license is obtained from the Federal Government. Application forms can be obtained from Firearms Education School or contacting The Canadian Firearms Center at.. 1-800-731-4000 or..Canadian Firearms Center
- Do I have to take a course or test for these licences?
"YES" The course and test are mandatory.
- Where can I take this test?
The Firearms Education School is one place where you can take both course and test. For further choices,check with The Canadian Firearms Center at..1-800-731-4000 or..Canadian Firearms Center
- When must I register my firearms?
There is NO registration of "Non Restricted Firearms" . The deadline for reregistration of "Restricted Firearms" is January 1st, 2003.
- Is there a fee to register my Firearms?
There is no fee for reregistering "Restricted Firearms".You can also register firearms "ON LINE" for free. This can be done at Canadian Firearms Center