Individual Web Services

Public web notice

We are currently experiencing intermittent technical difficulties which may affect users trying to access RCMP Canadian Firearms Program web applications. We are attempting to correct the problem and apologise for any inconvenience.

To renew your firearms licence, check your application status, register firearms or update your information, please sign in below.

Sign in to access Individual Web Services

To access Canadian Firearms Program services for individuals online you must complete a one-time sign up by registering for a GCKey or Sign-in Partner Services account.


A six-month extension period for the five-year firearms Possession and Acquisition Licence (PAL) came into force by Order in Council on November 30, 2017.

You can renew your licence online or via a mailed application if both of the following apply:

  • your licence expired on or after November 30, 2017
  • you are within six months of its expiration date

Please note the browser and system requirements and how we keep your data safe.

Contact the Canadian Firearms Program:

  • if you have questions or cannot access the on-line tools
  • to report technical difficulties with the online service

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