www.gandhinagarpolice.com procedure to Apply for Arms License renewal eligibility permissions sale weapon: Gandhinagar City Police

The Commissioner of Police is the Licensing Authority for the area falling in Gandhinagar Police jurisdiction. The Licensing Authority is empowered to grant Arms Licence for validity within Gujarat
For All India Licence MHA is the competent authority
For Non Prohibited bore weapons Licensing Authority of the respective Dist/Cities in the State are competent to grant Arms Licenses.
For Prohibited bore weapons Govt. of India alone is competent to grant Arms Licence.

Web Portal: http:// www.gandhinagarpolice.com/

 

Licenses Permissions for all:
Eligibility for Arms license:
(A) The Commissioner has authority to allotment of licence for general public he has to maintaion law and order so He have the responsibility that the weapon is in right hands so His Authority for the area falling in Gandhinagar Police jurisdiction. This licence validity is in all over Gujarat.

(B) For All India Licence You should go through the Ministry of home affairs, It  is the competent authority
(C) Weapons are different category so Non Prohibited bore weapons Licensing Authority of the respective District or respective Cities in the State (Guajarat) are competent to grant Arms Licenses.
(D) For Prohibited bore weapons Government of India alone is competent to grant Arms Licence.
(E) The most important eligibility to apply arms licence in Gujarat, You should be the citizen of India and is not below the age of (21) years is entitled to apply for grant of Arms Licence.
(F) The Commissioner of Police is the Licensing Authority where as some times assistant commissioner of police (ACP) for the area falling in Gandhinagar Police jurisdiction. The Licensing Authority is empowered to grant Arms Licence for validity within Gujarat
(G) If you want to apply for All India Licence than you should apply in MHA (Ministry of home affairs) is the competent authority
(I) For Non Prohibited bore weapons (Non prohibited bore weapon mean that weapons which we can use in our safety purpose only) Licensing Authority of the respective Dist/Cities in the State are competent to grant Arms Licenses.
(J) For Prohibited bore weapons Government of India alone is competent to grant Arms Licence.

How to apply for grant of Arms Licenses by an individual :
Applicants have to fill application which is addressed to Commissioner of Police after filling complete application the application should be submitted in your area police station so that it can process.

Applicants can download from from http://www.gandhinagarpolice.com/important-links.php

Application should be attached with the following necessary documents :
Applicants have to attach some basic documents like Residential proof (in resident proof you can use current Electricity Bill, current Water Bill, current Telephone Bill or Driving Licence or Passport, Election Voter Id-card, you can also add Ration Card, Property/House Tax or PAN Card).

** Applicant have to attached 3 passport size photos in the application
** Also needs 3 years I.T. return with the current year If applicant is working in government department than they can also attached form 16

** Also they have to deposit Prescribed Licence fee to be paid at SBI Main Branch, Gandhinagar

For Target Sports Purpose Arms Licenses:
The Application should be duly filled in and the application should be addressed to Commissioner of Police, after the complete application it should be submitted to concerned Police Station for its process.

Application should be coincide with :
Applicants have to attach some basic documents like Residential proof (in resident proof you can use current Electricity Bill, current Water Bill, current Telephone Bill or Driving Licence or Passport, Election Voter Id-card, you can also add Ration Card, Property/House Tax or PAN Card).

** Applicant have to attached 3 passport size photos in the application
** Also needs 3 years I.T. return with the current year If applicant is working in government department than they can also attached form 16

** Also they have to deposit Prescribed Licence fee to be paid at SBI Main Branch, Gandhinagar

How to Renew Arms Licenses:
Arms licence is same like that driving licence so you need to renew it as its expire date

** Fir renewal of this the applicants have to download application form and fill it completely with specified format should be submitted one month before the date of expiry of Arms Licence if they unable to do it than it’s a long process.
** Applicants have to attach some basic documents like Residential proof (in resident proof you can use current Electricity Bill, current Water Bill, current Telephone Bill or Driving Licence or Passport, Election Voter Id-card, you can also add Ration Card, Property/House Tax or PAN Card).

** Prescribed renewal fee which is deposited in Bank

Procedure to Sale and replacement of weapon:
An individual can apply for sale or replacement of their weapon for doing this they have to give a application to commissioner of police it’s just like when to sell you vehicle. Application addressed to the Commissioner of Police, Gandhinagar should be submitted to the respective Police Station for consideration duly mentioning the reasons (applicants have to mention a right reason for this), grounds for making such an application. There is no fee in sale or replacement of weapons.

 Inclusion of more than one weapon:
Any citizen can apply for weapon but he/she should give a genuine reason for that if they want to take more than one weapon than it considered under special circumstances and depending on the dire need on genuine grounds. Also in any circumstances any citizen can take maximum 3 weapons according to arms act.

Transfer of weapon from one Licencee to another :
A weapon can be transferred from one Licensee to another on the following occasions :
** By sale of weapon applicants have to get no objection certificate like when we sell any vehicle we have to take it (to produce agreement of sale)
** By gift (to produce gift deed)

To the legal heir In the case of death of licensee (to produce legal heir certificate in the name of the transferee along with NOC from other family members)

An individual can apply for transfer of weapon covered by the Arms Licence. Application addressed to the Commissioner of Police, Gandhinagar should be submitted duly filled in the concerned Police Station for consideration duly mentioning the reasons, grounds for making such an application. No fee is prescribed.

Inclusion of Retainer:
An individual or a Firm/Company/Bank etc. can apply for inclusion of retainer in the Arms license for the convenience of the License holder. Application addressed to the Commissioner of Police, Gandhinagar should be submitted duly filled in the concerned Police Station for consideration duly mentioning the reasons, grounds for making such an application. No fee is prescribed.

Sale of Weapon & cancellation of Licence on request:
An individual can apply for sale of weapon and cancellation of licence, at the request of the Licensee on account of old age, no necessity etc. Application addressed to the Commissioner of Police, Gandhinagar should be submitted duly filled in the concerned Police Station for consideration duly mentioning the reasons, grounds for making such an application. No fees is prescribed.

Extension of time for purchase and production of weapon :
After the grant of Arms licence, the Licensee shall purchase and produce the weapon within the stipulated time given to him that is three months generally or as decided by the licensing authority. Or it should be mentioned in application form, If he fails to purchase the same within the given time so that process is changed and then applicants has to make an application to the Commissioner of Police for extension of time.

Journey licence to carry weapons :
Licensees intending to carry weapons from one place to another within or outside State (Owner of that particular weapon can carry it outside the state for to do it he or she should fill a application before that otherwise it will be illegal) beyond the validity of area permitted in the Arms licence by the respective Licensing Authority should apply for grant of journey licence from the respective Licensing authority of the jurisdiction in which he purchase the weapons to carry the same.

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