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Guatemala. 2011 ‘Licence to Carry Firearms (Licencia de portación de arma de fuego).’ Regulation of the Act on Firearms and Ammunition (Reglamento de la Ley de armas y municiones); Title III, Chapter VII (Article 30), pp. 19-20. Guatemala City: Government of the Republic of Guatemala. 1 March

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Artículo 30. Licencia de portación de arma de fuego

Los ciudadanos guatemaltecos y extranjeros con residencia temporal o permanente legalmente autorizada que deseen portar arma de fuego, deberán cumplir con los requisitos siguientes:

a) Presentar solicitud en formulario emitido por la DIGECAM, la cual deberá contener lo siguiente…

2. Marca, modelo, calibre, largo del cañón o cañones, número de serie del arma e identificación de las conversiones de calibres que tuviere.
3. Declaración jurada que no padece ni ha padecido de enfermedades mentales, ni es desertor del Ejército de Guatemala y/o abandono de empleo en la Policía Nacional Civil.

b) Acompañar los documentos siguientes…

2. Certificación de carencia de antecedentes penales extendida, por la autoridad correspondiente.
3. Certificación de carencia de antecedentes policíacos extendida, por la autoridad correspondiente…

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Translated content:

Article 30. Licence to Carry Firearms

Citizens and foreigners, being temporary or permanent residents, that desire to carry firearms must meet the following requirements:

a) Submit a DIGECAM application form that must contain the following…

2. Brand, model, calibre, length of the barrel or barrels, serial number of the firearm and identification of any calibre conversions.
3. Affidavit stating that [the applicant] has not suffered or is not suffering from mental illness; or is not a deserter from the Military of Guatemala and/or did not abandon his position in the National Civil Police.

b) Attach the following documents…

2. Certification by the competent authority citing no prior criminal convictions.
3. Certification by the competent authority citing no prior police record…

[DIGECAM = Directorate General for Control of Arms and Ammunition]

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