Some firearms that were previously classified as antique and did not need a licence no longer qualify.

By 11.59pm on 21 September 2021 you must have a licence to own one of these firearms, or you must legally dispose of it:

  • .320 British (also known as .320 Revolver CF, short or long)
  • .41 Colt (short or long)
  • .44 Smith and Wesson Russian
  • .442 Revolver (also known as .44 Webley)
  • 9.4mm Dutch Revolver
  • 10.6mm German Ordnance Revolver
  • 11mm French Ordnance Revolver M1873 (Army)

For any queries please contact the Firearms licensing team