You must be in possession of a valid Firearm User’s License issued by the Commissioner of Police to carry and use a firearm in Trinidad and Tobago.
Any company, business group or individual can apply for a Firearm User’s License. You must be at least 25 years of age to apply.
All applications are processed by the TTPS with input, where necessary, from the Immigration Authority, Customs and Excise and the Industrial Inspection Supervisor. Applicants are notified within 15 business days of TTPS’s decision. If an application for a License is rejected, the applicant can appeal the TTPS’s decision through the Firearms Appeal Board. More information about the appeal process can be found by following the link below. Appealing to the Firearms Appeal Board
Persons who applied for a Firearm User’s License before 2015 and are awaiting approval, should resubmit the following documents to the Office of the Commissioner of Police, located at Police Administration Building, Port of Spain: