Canadian Firearms Program

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Record #: BAR1542 Last Modified: 07 Apr 2015 Last Full Update: 01 Apr 2015
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone1-800-731-4000
Site Information
Located In CommunityOttawa
Mailing Addressc/o Royal Canadian Mounted Police Canadian Firearms Program 
Ottawa, ON K1A 0R2
Description and Service Details
Description (Service)This program is under the jurisdiction of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police * the Firearms Act and its supporting regulations set out the rules for possessing a firearm *  
* the Criminal Code and its supporting regulations identify the various firearms, weapons and devices regulated by the Firearms Act * The Canada Firearms Program combats the illicit movement of firearms and provides support and training to police and the criminal justice system * manages universal licensing of firearms users, a system which supports individual use of firearms for hunting and various recreational purposes * maintains national firearms safety training standards * website has information for Police/Public Agencies, Businesses, Canadian Residents, Visitors/Non-Residents 
See separate record for 'Firearm Safety Education Service of Ontario' and website for more information about instructors for Canadian Firearms Safety Courses and Hunting Safety Courses available in the Barrie area
HoursContact Centre Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
DatesYear round
Areas ServedCanada
ApplicationVisit website
LanguagesEnglish ; French
FeesLicence fees
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameCFP
Former NameCAFC ; Canadian Firearms Centre
Agency Information
Legal Status(40) Federal Government
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesDangerous Weapons Control ; Firearm Permits