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Vary a firearms certificate

You must download, complete and return the Form 201V variation form before any gun is purchased of replaced, and send us your current certificate with  your application.

Due to staff shortages and increased demand, Variation turn around times can sometimes take 3-4 weeks to be returned to you.

Please ensure that you have purchased sufficient ammunition to cover your current entitlement if you intend to shoot during the period that your application is being processed.

Application form and cost

The variation application form and fee for firearms licences or shotgun certificates is given below. Please download, complete and return the form with the appropriate fee. Payments should be made via cheque or postal order, made payable to:

  • Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire 
Firearms applications fees and charges
 Firearms licence typeValid forCost
Variation of a firearm certificate Form 201V 5 years £20

Returning your licence application

Please return your firearm licence or shotgun certificate with your variation application form. 

Firearms and Explosives Licensing Department
Hertfordshire Constabulary Headquarter
Stanborough Road
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL8 6XF

 

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