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Firearms services

Get or renew a firearms licence, register a firearm and learn about firearms safety.

Report a public safety concern

If your concern is urgent or life-threatening, call 911.

If your concern is not urgent, contact the Canadian Firearms Program.


Alberta’s Chief Firearms Office supports a wide range of firearms services, including:

  • licences for individuals
  • licences for businesses, museums and other organizations
  • firearms registration
  • shooting range approvals
  • overseeing firearms safety courses

Licences and safety

How to get a firearms licence if you are an individual, non-resident, minor, collector, or sport shooter.
Firearms safety tips and advice to help keep Alberta’s communities safe and secure.

Alberta’s Chief Firearms Office

Alberta administers the federal Canadian Firearms Program to:

  • oversee firearms licences and registration
  • maintain provincial firearms safety training standards
  • assist and collaborate with law enforcement agencies to help enhance public safety
  • inform Albertans about firearms safety
  • advocate for law-abiding firearms owners

Alberta’s Chief Firearms Office collaborates with partners to:

  • reduce smuggling and straw purchasing
  • crack down on firearms theft
  • protect Albertans’ property rights

Learn more about Alberta’s Chief Firearms Office


Connect with Alberta’s Chief Firearms Office:

Email: [email protected]

Alberta Chief Firearms Office
PO Box 458, Station Main
Edmonton, AB  T5J 2K1

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