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Malta Police Force
Police General Headquarters
Pjazza San Kalcidonju
Floriana FRN1530
 
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2122 4001/9
 
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Licences / Certificates

 

​Weapons/Firearms Licences

 
 
Person purchasing firearm completes an application form supplied by the dealer. Once the application form is completed, the purchaser calls at his/her local police station.
 
It is important that applicant takes his/her identity card and any existing weapon/firearm licence on application.
 
 
 
 
Both persons are to proceed to the purchaser's Police office, taking with them their Police license in respect of Firearms (if any), their I.D. cards and the Firearm being transferred. An application is filed there at.
 

 

 

 

 

 
Applicant is to produce the following documents
 
     Declaration by Hunters Association confirming that the person is capable of handling a Firearm.
     An Insurance policy.
     His/her identity card
 
Application is filed at the local Police Station.
Applicant is later called for an Environment test. If applicant passes this test may collect License against payment.
Every license is valid for one calendar year starting from the 1st January and ending on the 31st December of each year.
 
 
 
 
Applicant must produce a rent book of the land in which Trapping will take place.
Declaration from Hunters Association.
Applicant is later called for an Environment test. If applicant passes this test may collect License against payment.
 
 
 
 
Declaration from Shooting Range.
Application is filed at local police station
Applicant is later called for an Environment test. If applicant passes this test may collect License against payment.
 
 
 
 
(Documents to be produced).
I.D. card of person applying for transfer onto his name.
Copy of license covering Firearm to be transferred.
List of heirs from Notary or Lawyer.
Declaration from heirs (no objection to transfer)
(If any heirs are under 18 years a General Hypothec by the Civil Court has to be submitted.)
Declaration re: wills from Public Registry, Gozo Court & Civil Court.
Indemnity guarantee (Filed at Police Station)
If applicant is licensed under the Arms Ordinance must produce a copy of the License.
 
Application is filed at local police station.
 
 
 
 
Police Conduct Certificates can be obtained from the Criminal Records Office (Police Conducts Office), situated at the Police General Headquarters, Floriana, which is open Monday to Saturday, and a Police Conduct Certificate is issued against a fee of € 2.80. Any person wishing to obtain his/her Police Conduct Certificate should call at the Criminal Records Office in person and he/she should bring his/her ID card. The Police Conducts Office can be contacted on 2294 2262.
 
An application request for a Police Conduct Certificates can now be submitted directly online - click here
 
Office Hours
 
Monday to Thursday ​ - 07:30hrs to 12:00hrs and 12:30hrs to 15:30hrs ​
Friday                        ​ ​- 07:30hrs to 12:00hrs and 12:30hrs to 15:15hrs 
Saturday                    ​ ​- 07:30hrs to 12:30hrs 
 
 
 
 
In case the Conduct is requested for local or within one of the EU Member States, only the ID CARD is needed to collect the Certificate.
 
Third Countries :
 
In case the Certificate is needed for any other country (outside the EU), the Passport should be brought along together with the ID Card.
 
To note :
 
However concessions where third parties may withdraw the police conduct certificate on behalf of the person requesting it may be considered in the following exceptional cases:-
 
 
               Cases of illness and convalescent persons;
               Persons who are abroad
               Other cases where after being evaluated are considered to be exceptional
 
In the abovementioned circumstances, the police conduct certificate could be withdrawn on presentation of the following documents:-
 
               Written declaration in the name of the person authorized to withdraw the police conduct certificate
               Identity card of the person in whose name the police conduct certificate shall be issued
               Identity card of the person authorized to withdraw the police conduct certificate
 
Methods for acquisition of police conduct certificates by persons living abroad only.
 
View related documents for further information.