Procurement of a new Arms/Pistol License

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Process: Submit  form 'A' application with Rs. 5/- Court fees stamp to nearest police station

o   The application form is available in the District Police office or can be downloaded from this site.

o   Submit it with  relevant documents to the concerned Police station.

o   The Police station makes an enquiry and submits the report to the Zonal DCP in Commissionerates and SPs in districts.

o   The applicants are then interviewed by the DCP or DM (as the case may be).

o   Once convinced, the licensing authority (CP or DM)issues the license.

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

Documents Required:

o   Copy of Ration card

o   Election card

o   Last 3 year's I.T. Returns /chalan copy/assessment orders

o   Two character certificates from the responsible citizens from your locality

o   Physical fitness certificate

o   Proof of Educational Qualifications (self-attested copies of certificates. Original should not be submitted along with application).

o   Proof of age (Birth Certificate/school leaving certificate)

o   supporting documents to justify the need for holding the arm for security or for sports etc.

Further reference:


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