Saps Firearm Status

For any enquiries regarding the status of your firearm application or renewal Click here to use our query form.

How long does it take to get a firearm competency?

Phase one establishes whether the applicant is competent to own and operate a gun. It takes 90 days. Phase two is the firearm licence application. This also takes 90 days.

Head OfficeTel: +27 (0) 12 393 1000
SAPS Head Office
Koedoe Building
236 Pretorius Street
Pretoria
Private Bag X94
Pretoria
0001
GPS Coordinates: S25.74790 E28.18901