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==Procedure==
 
==Procedure==
Contact your District Superintendent of Police, where you will be interviewed by DM or SP whether to give a license which will then be passed on to the district collector who is provide you license to buy a fire arm.
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'''Apply in-person for fresh license:'''<br>
#Download and fill up Form '''A''', Arms License Registration.
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#In order to apply for arm gun license in Kerala, applicant has to go the respective collector office.
#Applicants may approach the Deputy Commissioner's office to apply for a license.
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#Link for contact: [https://kerala.gov.in/districts-collectors-adms-ploce-officers link]
#The Applicant must submit the form along with all the required documents.
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#Application form can be obtained from the office while you visit.
#Once all documents submitted are verified and approved by the licensing authority, they will grant the applicant the license.
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#Make sure that applicant is eligible for applying.
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#Please make sure that the documents are in hand before applying.
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#Complete the application form and submit along with required documents to the authority.
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#After the application is received, proper entry of records in registry will be made and then request will be forwarded to process.
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#The district authority shall call for an report from the concerned Superintendent of Police, thasildhar and the divisional forest officer.
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#Application will be forwarded to local police station for verification. 
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#Competent authorities make through assessments regarding
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##threat  based requirements  of  the  arms  by the applicant
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##capabilities of use
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##safe handling of the arms by the  applicant, 
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##physical  fitness  of  the  applicant  for  capabilities  of handling  the  arms,
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##Background,
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##antecedent, etc..
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#The report will be sent back to the respective department.
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#If the report is satisfactory and the applicant is considered then the license will be granted.
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#Applicant should fill in NDAL (National  Database on Arms License)Data Input Form : [https://cdn.s3waas.gov.in/s3fe9fc289c3ff0af142b6d3bead98a923/uploads/2018/03/2018032332.pdf link]
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#Submit it to the Arms Act Department for uploading in the National Database and  generate Unique ID.
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'''Apply for Renewal'''<br>
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#Please approach respective collector office.
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#Link for contact: [https://kerala.gov.in/districts-collectors-adms-ploce-officers link]
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#Complete and submit the application for renewal as obtained / advised by respective authorities, one month before the date of expiry of arms license.
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#Make sure that the documents are in hand before applying.
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#The licensee should produce his/her license and  weapon for inspection at the time of renewal and pay the renewal fees.
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#If the  Licensee  is  a  senior  citizen,  the competent  authority may verify physical fitness and mental alertness.
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#If  required, address and current  antecedent may be verified through local police station. Renewal will be done immediately and the necessary thing about renewal will be made in the license.
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==Required Documents==
 
==Required Documents==
'''For NEW Applications'''
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*Application  form 
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*Address proof
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*Physical fitness certificate
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*Weapon training certificate
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*Photos
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*Property certificate
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*Business certificate
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*Valid Arms license in original form.
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*Recent passport size photo
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*Weapon Deposit certificate in case of expiry of renewal date.
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*Two Self attested Proof of present residential address.
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*Ration card
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*Aadhaar card
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*Income tax returns
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*Pan card
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'''For Renewal'''<br>
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*Proof of address
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*Original License
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*Senior citizen should produce fitness and mental alertness certificate
  
'''For General Public'''
 
*Two recent Passport size photographs.
 
*Recommendation Letter From the Authority
 
*Proof of identity/nationality, which may include:
 
**Elector's Photo Identity card (EPIC)
 
**Family identity card (Food Card)
 
**Passport
 
**Aadhaar Card
 
**Local Certificate.
 
**Any other document duly certified/attested by a responsible Gazetted Officer.
 
  
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==Office Locations & Contacts==
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'''Collector,'''<br>
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2nd Floor Civil Station Building, Civil Station Road,<br>
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Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala - 695043.<br>
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Tel: 0471-2731177 | 0471- 2731166(F)<br>
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9447700222(M)<br>
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E- mail: [email protected]<br>
  
'''For Defense / Police Personnel'''
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Link for contacts: [https://kerala.gov.in/districts-collectors-adms-ploce-officers link]<br>
*Two recent passport size photographs
 
*Proof of identity/nationality, certified/attested by a responsible officer of the Administration which may include the above described general public case.
 
*NOC / Certificate by the Controlling Officer giving the service particulars of the applicant and specific recommendation.
 
*Aadhaar Card
 
  
  
'''For RENEWAL'''
 
*Arms license in original form.
 
*Weapon Deposit certificate in case of expiry of renewal date.
 
*Proof of present residential address.
 
*Aadhaar Card
 
  
 
'''For TRANSFERS'''
 
*When the original licencee is alive:
 
**The licencee may transfer the arms licence to legal heirs by making an application in plain paper.
 
**The person to whom licence is to be transferred shall apply using Form "A".
 
**Aadhaar Card
 
 
*When the original licencee has expired:
 
**Application shall be made in Form "A".
 
**No Objection Certificate from the legal heirs, in the form of an affidavit sworn before a magistrate.
 
**Two Passport size photographs.
 
**Aadhaar Card
 
 
==Office Locations & Contacts==
 
Please list down the office locations that can be approached for applying. External links can also be used specifying office locations.
 
  
  
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==Eligibility==
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*The license authority shall refuse to grant a license:
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**Where such license is required in respect of any prohibited arms or prohibited ammunition.
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**Where such is required by a person whom the licensing authority has reason to believe:
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***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.
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***To be of unsound mind.
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***To be for any reason unfit for a license.
  
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'''Renewal'''<br>
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*Applicant should have valid Firearm License to renew.
  
==Eligibility==
 
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.
 
  
  
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==Fees==
 
==Fees==
Explain the fees structure which is required for obtaining the certificate/document.
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*Fee information can be obtained directly from the department office while applying.
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*Fees may vary in variation of the arms.  
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*Stamp charges
  
  
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==Validity==
 
==Validity==
*A license shall unless revoked earlier, continue in force for a period of three years from the date on which it is granted.
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*A license is valid for 3 years from the date on which it is granted (unless revoked earlier) and need to be renewed before one month of expiry.
*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.
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*License may be granted for a shorter period also, if the person by whom the license is required desires or if the licensing authority decides.
*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.
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*License is renewable from time to time -  Even the authority can ask for renewal in-between the renewal period for recording purpose.
  
  
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==Documents to Use==
 
==Documents to Use==
  Please attach documents that can be used by people. e.g. links
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  Please attach documents which can be used by people who would like to follow this procedure.  
  
  
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==Processing Time==
 
==Processing Time==
Undue delay in getting reports from police,revenue and forest. Any objections should be intimated to authority within 15 days but no response even after 12 months. If you want to get it speedily, approach all with minimum Rs.1000 each for speed up the process.
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*Fresh license can be issued at a maximum of one month.
  
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*Renewal can be obtained in 5 days.
  
  
 
==Related Videos==
 
Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications.
 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
 
Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
 
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver,
 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
 
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
 
e.g In the following url "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0US7oR_t3M" Video ID is "Y0US7oR_t3M".
 
 
  
  
  
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==Related Videos==
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'''Kerala - Apply or Renew Arms (Gun) License'''<br>
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==Instructions==
 
==Instructions==
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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.
 
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.
  
To know more see Indian Arms Rules 1962: http://www.abhijeetsingh.com/arms/india/laws/rules/
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To know more see Indian Arms Rules 2010:[https://www.google.co.in/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=http://www.india-ava.org/fileadmin/docs/pubs/external-research/Arms_policy_for_individuals__2010.pdf&ved=2ahUKEwiklMTbiqncAhVRXSsKHTYdBNgQFjAQegQIAhAB&usg=AOvVaw25y569OE71NG3DnwGH6hHE Arms Rules 2010]
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Latest revision as of 05:48, 14 October 2019

Procedure[edit]

Apply in-person for fresh license:

  1. In order to apply for arm gun license in Kerala, applicant has to go the respective collector office.
  2. Link for contact: link
  3. Application form can be obtained from the office while you visit.
  4. Make sure that applicant is eligible for applying.
  5. Please make sure that the documents are in hand before applying.
  6. Complete the application form and submit along with required documents to the authority.
  7. After the application is received, proper entry of records in registry will be made and then request will be forwarded to process.
  8. The district authority shall call for an report from the concerned Superintendent of Police, thasildhar and the divisional forest officer.
  9. Application will be forwarded to local police station for verification.
  10. Competent authorities make through assessments regarding
    1. threat based requirements of the arms by the applicant
    2. capabilities of use
    3. safe handling of the arms by the applicant,
    4. physical fitness of the applicant for capabilities of handling the arms,
    5. Background,
    6. antecedent, etc..
  11. The report will be sent back to the respective department.
  12. If the report is satisfactory and the applicant is considered then the license will be granted.
  13. Applicant should fill in NDAL (National Database on Arms License)Data Input Form : link
  14. Submit it to the Arms Act Department for uploading in the National Database and generate Unique ID.


Apply for Renewal

  1. Please approach respective collector office.
  2. Link for contact: link
  3. Complete and submit the application for renewal as obtained / advised by respective authorities, one month before the date of expiry of arms license.
  4. Make sure that the documents are in hand before applying.
  5. The licensee should produce his/her license and weapon for inspection at the time of renewal and pay the renewal fees.
  6. If the Licensee is a senior citizen, the competent authority may verify physical fitness and mental alertness.
  7. If required, address and current antecedent may be verified through local police station. Renewal will be done immediately and the necessary thing about renewal will be made in the license.



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Required Documents[edit]

  • Application form
  • Address proof
  • Physical fitness certificate
  • Weapon training certificate
  • Photos
  • Property certificate
  • Business certificate
  • Valid Arms license in original form.
  • Recent passport size photo
  • Weapon Deposit certificate in case of expiry of renewal date.
  • Two Self attested Proof of present residential address.
  • Ration card
  • Aadhaar card
  • Income tax returns
  • Pan card

For Renewal

  • Proof of address
  • Original License
  • Senior citizen should produce fitness and mental alertness certificate



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Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Collector,
2nd Floor Civil Station Building, Civil Station Road,
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala - 695043.
Tel: 0471-2731177 | 0471- 2731166(F)
9447700222(M)
E- mail: [email protected]

Link for contacts: link



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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.

Renewal

  • Applicant should have valid Firearm License to renew.



Fees[edit]

  • Fee information can be obtained directly from the department office while applying.
  • Fees may vary in variation of the arms.
  • Stamp charges



Validity[edit]

  • A license is valid for 3 years from the date on which it is granted (unless revoked earlier) and need to be renewed before one month of expiry.
  • License may be granted for a shorter period also, if the person by whom the license is required desires or if the licensing authority decides.
  • License is renewable from time to time - Even the authority can ask for renewal in-between the renewal period for recording purpose.



Documents to Use[edit]

Please attach documents which can be used by people who would like to follow this procedure.    



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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]

  • Fresh license can be issued at a maximum of one month.
  • Renewal can be obtained in 5 days.




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Related Videos[edit]


Kerala - Apply or Renew Arms (Gun) License

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Instructions[edit]

Applicants may approach the Office of the Deputy Commissioner who is in charge of issuing Arms License Registration.



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.

To know more see Indian Arms Rules 2010:Arms Rules 2010



Information which might help[edit]

It is advisable to go to the Deputy Commissioners Office between 9:00am to 5:00pm.


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]

Individual Arms License: http://www.abhijeetsingh.com/arms/india/laws/faq/



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Others[edit]

More information which might help people.