Canada. Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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Service: Canadian Firearms Program

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Names
Alternate Name CFP ; RCMP
Former Name CAFC (2 Jun 2009) ; Canada Firearms Centre (2 Jun 2009) ; Canadian Firearms Registry
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o Royal Canadian Mounted Police Canadian Firearms Program 
Ottawa, ON K1A 0R2
Physical Access Not Applicable
Description and Services
Description (Service) Oversees the administration of the Firearms Act * the Act requires all firearm owners to hold a valid firearms licence and restricted and prohibited firearms to be registered * licence applicants must meet safety-training requirements and pass security screening to ensure they do not pose a safety threat to themselves or others 
 
Provides direct operational and technical firearms-related support to law enforcement across Canada * supports front line police agencies in gathering evidence, as well as investigating and prosecuting persons or organizations involved in the illegal movement and criminal use of firearms
Hours Irregular, call for details.
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) and up 
 
In order to apply for a Minor's Firearms Licence, the applicant must be at least 12 years old * in order to apply for a Possession and Acquisition Licence, the applicant must be at least 18 years old
Application Forms available on the website
Languages English ; French
Fees Program ; Method(s) of Payment Accepted - See website
Service Categories Dangerous Weapons Control ~ Gun Violence Issues ; Firearm Permits ~ Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Contact Information
Office Phone Toll free 1-800-731-4000
Fax 613-825-0297
E-Mail cfp-pcaf@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/cfp
Other Details
Funding Federal ; Fees
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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