Introduction to Firearms Licences in
If you possess firearms or buy ammunition, you MUST have a
"Acquiring" a firearm includes buying, inheriting, renting,
borrowing, getting one as a gift, or working with your employer's
If you want to do any of the above, you need to do
the safety course(s) and pass the exam(s) and get a Possession &
Acquisition Licence (PAL).
The Canadian Firearms Safety Course gives a day of firearms
training that focuses on basic gun safety.
Only certified instructors can teach the course and
administer the exam.
It is a basic course designed for people who have no firearms
Even students with considerable previous firearms
experience, report that they learnt something new and that the training
The combined long gun and handguns course takes most of a
After passing the test, you complete and send in a
We have successfully run this program over 20 years with a wide
range of students, from complete novices to experienced
The vast majority of our students pass the Canadian Firearms Safety