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Guyana. 2016 ‘Documents Required.’ Application for Firearm Licence (Individual). Georgetown: Republic of Guyana. 5 January

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DOCUMENTS REQUIRED…

9. Completed Firearms Licencing Approval Board Medical Report for applicants for Firearms Licence.

NOTE:

a. Applicants are advised that the submission of an endorsement of membership of recognised Associations, e.g. Guyana Rice Producers' Association (GRPA), Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners' Association (GGDMA) and the Guyana National Rifle Association (GNRA), will be helpful…

Application Process for a Firearm Licence

The process from application to final approval or rejection for a firearm licence is as follows:

1. The applicant completes the Firearm Licence Application Form, and submits along with a Medical Report for Firearm Licence, and the required documentation to ONE of the following locations:

a. The nearest Police Station; or
b. The Divisional Commander, Divisional Headquarters; or
c. The Commissioner of Police, Police Headquarters, Eve Leary, Georgetown; or
d. The Ministry of Home Affairs…

4. During the processing of the application, police officers will visit the residence of the applicant…

B. BACKGROUND INFORMATION…

5. Is any other member of your household a licensed firearm holder?…
7. Has any other member of your household ever been refused a firearm licence?…
9. Have you ever been treated for emotional problems, drugs or alcohol abuse?
10. Do you suffer from Epilepsy (Fits)?…

D. TYPE OF FIREARM REQUIRED

Pistol/Revolver: .22 - .25 - .32 - 9 mm
Shotgun: 12 Gaude - 16 Gauge - 20 Gauge
Rifle (Bolt Action or Semi-Automatic): .22 - .223 - .243 - .270

NOTE: The Firearms Licensing Approval Board will exercise its discretion in recommending applicants for 9mm pistols…

F. USE OF THE FIREARM

- Personal Protection
- Protection of Business
- Protection of Crops/Livestock
- Hunting…

G. AMMUNITION REQUIRED

Please indicate the maximum amount of ammunition you desire to have in your possession at any one time…

H. PARTICULARS OF REFEREES [2 Referees required]

Name of Referee…

By signing this form, you are attesting to the fact that you have known the applicant ________________________ for a period of five (5) years or more and that the information given by the applicant is true and correct to the best of your knowledge…

I. FAMILY INFORMATION

[Information on spouse or common-law partner, mother, father, children, brothers and sisters]

ID: Q11364

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