How to Apply for a Firearms License (Gun Permit) In United Arab Emirates

Apply for a Firearms License (Gun Permit) In United Arab Emirates By Online

  1. You are able to apply for a firearms license or gun permit online on the website of the Ministry of Interior via this click here.
  2. Click on the desired service.
  3. Fill out the EForm and pay the fee electronically.
  4. Find your reference bar code then attach the documents required.
  5. After you have completed your transaction, an SMS message will be sent to you.

In person

  1. Fill out and submit the updated firearm license application form with the necessary documents at the Weapons Licensing Branch.
  2. Pay the fee.
  3. After approval, your license is issued.

Required Documents For Apply for a Firearms License

  • New application for a firearm licence Original
  • Passport: Original and Copy
  • Full Family Book Full family book: Copy
  • Personal photo 1 photo
  • Good conduct certificate Original
  • The Labour Card The copy of the card is available.
  • Emirates ID card The card can be copied
  • Health certificate issued from Health Authority (Original). Health Authority (Original)
document stating that there is no evidence of mental disease, psychological

Office Locations and Contact

Ministry of Interior – Main Office

P.O Box 398 Abu Dhabi, United Arab EmiratesCall Center : 800 5000
E-mail :
Fax: 00971 2 4022 762 , 00971 24415 780

Geographic Location:
Zayed Sports City Zayed Sports City Khaleej Al Arabi Street
– Near Sheik Zayed Mosque,
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

For Abu Dhabi
Weapons & Explosives Department
Weapons Licensing Branch
Phone: +971 2 512 8726
+971 2 512 8785
+971 2 512 8757
Fax: +971 2 512 8740

Working hours
Sunday through Thursday: 7:30 am – 3:00 PM

Hours for phone inquiries:
Sunday through Thursday: 7:30 am – 22:30 PM

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