Licensed Firearm Holders are required to renew on their birthday each year or up to a month (30 days) before. They are required to have with them the below mentioned documents when they visit the Authority to complete the renewal process:
- Firearm Licence Cards(s)
- Firearm Licence Fee Certificate(s)
The Licensed Firearm Holder is required to bring firearm(s) in for inspection when coming in for renewal. After handing in the firearm(s), the holder is given a Firearm Verification Inspection slip that has the following information:
- Applicants consecutive number
A renewal is classified as late when it has gone past the renewal date required by law. Licensed Firearm Holders are required to renew on their birthday each year or up to a month (30 days) before.
Yes, there is a late renewal fee and it is applied to the licence that is three (3) months late or more, that is three (3) months past the licence holder’s birthday. The fee is JMD$15,000.
The holder will only be required to pay for the period of storage before the late renewal process commences.
If the holder visits the Authority and the firearm has to be taken from the holder for the late renewal process to be completed, this is to be treated as a seizure, hence the holder would not be required to pay for storage.