Service Description

Administers the federal Firearms Act, on behalf of the Canada Firearms Centre, part of the RCMP.

Provides services including:

  • Issuing firearm licences for individuals (including minors)
  • Firearm business licences
  • Authorizations to transport restricted and/or prohibited firearms
  • Authorizations to carry

Website provides some online services.

Eligibility

Open to all

Application Process

Call, email or visit the website for more information

Documents Required

Varies

Fees

Varies

Languages Offered

English • Online information in French

Coverage Area

Nova Scotia

Government of Nova Scotia – Department of Justice – Head Office

Address:
1690 Hollis Street
Halifax NS  B3J 1V7
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Mailing Address:
1690 Hollis Street
PO Box 7
Halifax NS  B3J 1T0

Site Info

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Site Hours

Monday
8:30am–4:30pm
Tuesday
8:30am–4:30pm
Wednesday
8:30am–4:30pm
Thursday
8:30am–4:30pm
Friday
8:30am–4:30pm

Accessibility

Wheelchair access through main doors and ramps • Elevators

Coverage Area

Nova Scotia