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Nagpur - Apply for Extend Area Validity of Arms (Gun) License

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This procedure explains various ways to Apply for Extend Area Validity of Arms (Gun) License in Nagpur.

Apply In-Person

  1. A person desirous of applying for Areas Extension of a Firearm license should visit the Commissioner of Police's office or Magistrate's office in their district. Link for Contact: link.
  2. The required application form can be obtained from the Commissioner’s office.
  3. The applicant has to fill-in all the necessary details in the application form.
  4. Fill in your name, contact details, license details, and address.
  5. Complete the application form and submit it along with the required documents to the authority for approval.
  6. The required documents are mentioned in the “Required Documents” section of this page.
  7. The state's licensing authority will approve the application if the application is eligible for extension.
  8. The fee to be paid differs for each weapon. Check the "Fees" section of this page for details.
  9. The processing time for the Area Extension of Firearms varies for each state.
  10. The extended license can be collected from the Commissioner of Police's office.

Apply Online

  1. A person desirous of applying for Areas Extension of a should visit the Arms License website in India: link
  2. Click on the "Apply Online" button on the menu.
  3. Then, click on the "Apply Here" option.
  4. On the next page, select the Category, State, District, Name of the Licensing Authority, and the Service required.
  5. The website will be redirected to a new page.
  6. Enter the UIN (Unique Identification Number) provided along with your license.
  7. As a next step, fill in “License Specific Details” and then the “Endorsement Details.”
  8. Click on the "Save" button.
  9. An e-receipt will be issued with the Application Number.
  10. Go back to the homepage and click on the "Apply Online" button to upload the required documents.
  11. Click on the "Upload Documents" button.
  12. Enter your “Application Number,” “Date,” and the “Captcha,” and click on the "Submit" button.
  13. Upload all the documents required and click on the "Submit" button.
  14. Go back to the "Apply Online" step and upload the image by clicking on the "Upload Image" button.
  15. On the next page, enter your “Application Number,” “Date,” and the “Captcha” and click on the "Submit" button.
  16. Upload your image and click the “Submit” button.
  17. Go back to the "Apply Online" step once again to pay the required fee.
  18. Click on the "Make Payment" button and enter your “Application Number,” “Date,” and the “Captcha” and click on the "Submit" button.
  19. Select your mode of payment and follow the instruction on the screen.
  20. Once the payment is successful, the application will be submitted.
  21. The application status can be checked by clicking on the "Application Status" button on the menu bar.
  22. Enter your “Application Number,” “Date,” and the “Captcha,” and click on the "Submit" button.
  23. The rejection or acceptance of the application will be notified through mail or SMS.
  24. The extended license can be collected from the Commissioner of Police's office.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Passport size photo: 4
  • Identification proof (Aadhar card/PAN Card/Voter's Id)
  • Copy of the Arms License
  • Proof of Residence.
  • A NOC (No Objection Certificate)from the last renewing authority.
  • Report from the local police station
  • Mental and Physical fitness certificate.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Maharashtra Police Headquarters
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Marg,
Colaba, Mumbai,
Maharashtra, India - 400001
Phone: 022-22822631
Email: [email protected]
Website: Link

  • Click the following link for contact information for every police station in the district link.
  • Click on the Maharashtra district wise directory link
  • On the new page click on the district you are located on the map. Click on the “About District” drop down box and select “Who’s Who” option. Every profile of the officers in the district will be listed.


Only an existing firearm license holder is eligible to apply for an extension. For further details, visit: link


The fee for extension depends on the model and type of the firearm: link


The license is valid in the new address for the period for which it is applied.

Documents to Use[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

The processing time for area extension of firearms varies for each state.

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Required Information[edit]

  • Personal details (name, DOB, and Nativity)
  • Contact details (Present address, mail id, phone number)
  • Nearest police station
  • Address on the license
  • Occupation
  • Period of stay in the new location
  • License details (UIN, License number, Issuing authority, last renewing authority)
  • Date of Expiry, Area Validity, Weapons endorsed, Ammunition details.
  • Details regarding the history of the weapon.

Need for the Document[edit]

If a person holding a firearm license changes their residence, permanently or temporarily or for any period of more than six months, this procedure is mandatory.

Information which might help[edit]

The District Magistrate may grant All India Validity for the following categories of licensees:

  • Union Ministers/ Member of Parliament
  • Personnel of Defence Forces
  • Central Armed Police Forces
  • Officers of All India Services
  • Officers in the Government/ Government Sector Undertakings/Public Sector Undertakings (with liability to serve anywhere in India)
  • Dedicated sportspersons

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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