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Guide to air weapon licensing in Scotland

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Appendix 1: Air Weapon Licensing Forms

The Air Weapons Licensing (Scotland) Regulations 2016 prescribe the various application forms, certificates, permits and approvals required under the air weapons licensing regime. The following table summarises the relevant documents.

Form number Subject matter
AWL1 Application for the grant or renewal of an air weapon certificate
AWL1a Air weapon certificate
AWL2 Application for the grant of a police permit
AWL2a Police permit
AWL3 Application for the grant of a visitor permit
AWL3a Visitor permit
AWL4 Application for the variation of an air weapon certificate, a police permit or a visitor permit
AWL5 Application for the grant of an event permit
AWL5a Event permit
AWL6 Application for the grant or renewal of an approval of an air weapon club
AWL6a Approval of an air weapon club
AWL7 Application for the variation of an approved air weapon club's approval

Forms can be accessed, downloaded and printed for completion at the Police Scotland website at https://www.scotland.police.uk/about-us/finance/service-fees-and-charges/firearms/air-weapon-licensing/.

The forms include notes to guide the applicant through the requirements of the process.