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Walajah - Apply for New Firearm (Gun) License

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Procedure[edit]


This procedure explains various ways to Apply for New Firearm (Gun) License in Walajah.

  • Download and fill the application form in Form-A and submit along with all the required documents to the Deputy Commissioner.
  • After completing the verification and basic investigation the applicant is called for an interview to determine if he is mentally, physically sound. Then officers will examine the purpose of owning a gun.
  • The licensing department also sends the applicant's details to the crime record office of the crime branch as well as the national crime record bureau.
  • If the applicant clears all the above steps, he is granted a licence.



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Required Documents[edit]

  • Application in Form-A.
  • Arms License Book.
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Three passport size photographs.
  • Two Character Certificates (Issued by the Prominent Citizens).
  • Proof of Residence.
  • Date of Birth Proof.
  • Proof of Educational Qualifications (self attested copies of certificates.)
  • Physical fitness certificate
  • Receipt of the fee.
  • Police Report.
  • Affidavit to the effect that:
    • The licensed arms shall not be used for hunting ,shooting and poaching of wild animals.
    • The licensee will get his arms registered with the Chief Wild Life Warden with in the month of its purchase.
  • Report of Chief Wildlife Warden.
  • In case of member/officer/official of the Armed Forces of the Union, his applicant may be routed through his commending officer, with recommendation.
  • Supporting documents to justify the need for holding the arm for security or for sports etc.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

CT SECRETARY / COMMISSIONER / JOINT COMMISSIONERS / DEPUTY COMMISSIONERS office address and contact details



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Eligibility[edit]

The license authority shall refuse to grant a license:

  • Where such license is required in respect of any prohibited arms or prohibited ammunition;
  • Where such is required by a person whom the licensing authority has reason to believe:
    • To be prohibited by the Indian Arms Rules or by any other law for the time being in force from acquiring, having in his possession or carrying any arms or ammunition.
    • To be of unsound mind.
    • To be for any reason unfit for a license.



Fees[edit]

Carbine/ Revolver/Pistol

  • Fee in Rs. for New License (for one year) - 150
  • For Renewal of the License (for 3 years) - 150
  • Late Fee - 50


Riffle

  • Fee in Rs. for New License (for one year) - 90
  • For Renewal of the License (for 3 years) - 90
  • Late Fee - 30


Gun

  • Fee in Rs. for New License (for one year) - 60
  • For Renewal of the License (for 3 years) - 60
  • Late Fee - 20



Validity[edit]

  • A license shall unless revoked earlier, continue in force for a period of three years from the date on which it is granted.
  • However, such a license may be granted for a shorter period if the person by whom the license is required so desires or if the licensing authority for reasons to be recorded in writing considers in any case that the license should be granted for a shorter period.
  • Every license shall, unless the licensing authority for reasons to be recorded in writing otherwise decides in any case, the renewable for the same period for which the license was originally granted and shall be so renewable from time to time.



Documents to Use[edit]

Fire Arm Application form



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Sample Documents[edit]

Please attach sample completed documents which would help other people who would like to follow this procedure.

Processing Time[edit]

About 2 months after the application is submitted (provided all the documents are in order)



Related Videos[edit]

Tamil Nadu - Apply for New Firearm (Gun) License



தமிழ்நாடு - புதிய துப்பாக்கியால் (துப்பாக்கி) உரிமத்திற்கு விண்ணப்பித்தல்

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Instructions[edit]

  • Applicants may approach the Office of the Deputy Commissioner who is in charge of issuing Firearms License.
  • On receiving the application, the licensing department checks if the applicant has a past criminal record and verifies address.
  • Neighbours are questioned whether the applicant gets involved in brawls and arguments in the neighbourhood frequently.
  • The applicant is then called for an interview with DCP to determine if he is mentally, physically sound.
  • Applicant should also have a 'valid' reason for wanting to own a gun. Self-defence is counted as one of the reasons
  • The licensing department also sends the applicant's details to the crime record office of the crime branch as well as the national crime record bureau.
  • The applicant is then called for an interview with the DCP licensing.
  • If the applicant clears all the above steps, he is granted arms licence book.
  • Then, the applicant has to purchase the weapon within six months of the issued date of the arms license book.
  • After purchasing the weapon, applicant has to come to the Arms Licensing Branch and submit the purchased weapon, an application for the entry of the weapon, receipt from the Gun house, and the arms license book.
  • After inspection, the District Magistrate signs the Arms License book, and the book is issued to the applicant.



Required Information[edit]

  • Name of Applicant
  • Present and permanent address
  • Date of birth, age
  • Occupation and designation
  • Whether the applicant has been:
    • Convicted if so, (the offenses),the sentence and date of sentence.
    • Ordered to execute a bond under chapter VIII of Cr. P. C. for keeping the peace or for good behavior if so when and for what period.
    • Prohibited under the Arms Act, 1959 or any other law from having the arms/ ammunition.
  • Whether the applicant applied for a licence before if so when to whom & with what result.
  • Whether the applicants licence was over suspended or cancelled/ revoked if so, when and by whom and on what account.
  • Whether any other member of the applicants family is in possession of an arms licenses if so particulars thereof.
  • Whether the applicant :
    • Is a licensee or esteem if so, description of arms hold.
    • Has a safe place for keep the arm.
  • Particulars of Licence



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Need for the Document[edit]

Any person who wishes to carry firearms must first secure a license to do so. Every application for the grant of a license shall be submitted in Form A.



Information which might help[edit]

To know more about obtaining and carrying firearms see Indian Arms Rules 2010: Arms Rules 2010



Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.



External Links[edit]

Arms License Application



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Others[edit]

More information which might help people in Walajah can be listed here.