How to Apply for Firearms Licence (Shooting Club) in Hong Kong

Apply for Firearms Licence (Shooting Club) in Hong Kong

  • To apply for the Firearms Licence for shooting club members, you’ll have to submit your application through the Arms Licensing Department.
  • The link is available under the “Documents to Use’ section which you can click to get the Application Form.
  • Send the completed form along with two recent, full-face photos (4cm and 5cm).
  • Additionally, you will need to provide 3R photos as well as two duplicates of your catalog along with the purchase order and agreement if they are available (each gun).
  • Make payment for the fee of application.

Required Documents For Firearms Licence 

  • Application is complete
  • Two recent full face photographs (4cm , 5cm)
  • The Department could ask you to provide additional documents. Contact them for more information.

Office Locations and Contacts

Arms Licensing

Tel. No. 2860 6536Faxline: 2200 4323

12/F Arsenal House,
Police Headquarters,
1. Arsenal Street,
Wan Chai, Hong Kong
(MTR Admiralty Station Exit D/ Wan Chai Station Exit C)

Hong Kong Police
Contact details


Exemption from section 4(3) of the Ordinance (per permit) : (HK$) 600 :

  • Possession Licence (issue and renewal) issued to a security guard: 275.
  • If there is no other way in any other circumstance: 2,370

To issue an authorization to possess or a dealer’s license granted for a restricted reason in accordance with subsection 30(1) of the Ordinance (per licence) Dealer’s Licence (issue or renewal) The number of 105 is:

  • Restricted to a predetermined classification and description of the arms, ammunition, or both: 5,650
  • Limits to used cartridge cases or used shots, used missiles, ammunition, or any part of those items 5,460
  • In all other cases 12850

The Firearms Act and Ammunition (Storage Charges) Order (Cap 238 Sub. leg. B):

  • Fee for storage of arms (for each item for each month or a portion of the month) 170
  • Fee for storage of imitation firearms (for each item for each month , or a portion of the month) 170
  • Fee for storage of ammunition (for each 100 rounds of ammunition, or part thereof, per month or a portion of the month) (160)
  • Fee for storage of arms and ammunition in transit, where the ammunition and weapons are stored in a container or similar container(for every 50 kg gross weight, or part of it per month or portion of the month) 120

A4 Photocopying Fee (per copies) : 1.2

Note: Payments made with a cross-check is to be made payable at “The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region”.

Documents to Utilize

Applications for Licence Application for Possession or Addition to arms (For shooting club) (Pol.1043)

Requirements Information

  • Name in full
  • Identification Document Type and Number.or HKID Card Number.
  • Chinese Commercial Code
  • Nationality
  • Date of Birth
  • The place of birth
  • Occupation
  • Residence Address
  • Office Address
  • Information on the firearms
  • If you are a person who does not have an active licence or exemption issued pursuant to the Firearms & Ammunition Ordinance (Chapter 238) Have you ever sought an exemption or licence pursuant to the Firearms & Ammunition Ordinance (Chapter 238)?
  • For applicants who currently have an existing valid license/exemption issued by the Firearms & Ammunition Ordinance(Chapter 238) The details of your current licence(s)/exemption granted pursuant to the Firearms & Ammunition Ordinance (Chapter 238)
  • For applicants with experience conducting the type of business in question: A description of relevant experience with managing ammunition and handling firearms/operating the shooting club
  • Medical records and criminal convictions

Specifics of the Arms/Ammunition that is being used in application

External Links

Hong Kong Police Force



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