Firearm applications in our country have proven to be tedious. With all the different steps to complete and tests to pass one feels discouraged when the application is denied. Many people have given up in the process due to the paperwork involved. We are here to assist you and ensure your application is attended to tentatively and without unnecessary queries in the process.
What should you do to obtain a competency certificate?
You must successfully pass the prescribed test to prove your knowledge of the Firearms Control Act, 2000 (Act No 60 of 2000), as well as the prescribed training and practical test regarding the safe and efficient handling of a firearm at an accredited training provider.
The competency certificate remains valid for the same period of validity as the period determined in the Firearms Control Act, 2000, in respect of the licence to which the competency relates.
- Any person who is 21 years and older
- A South African citizen or a holder of a permanent South African residence permit.