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RESPONSIBLE FIREARM OWNERSHIP – OUR FOCUS

Any person that intends to apply for a firearm licence must be in possession of a valid competency certificate for the specific category of firearm(s) that he/she intends to own.

  • Never applied for competency – you must complete competency training at an accredited institution and then apply from SAPS for a competency certificate.
  • Competency certificate available, but wants to apply for a firearm licence in a different category – you must apply for further competency to possess that firearm.
  • If your competency certificate expired – you have to re-apply at SAPS, attaching proof of your completed competency.

SA Hunters provides competency training

Period of Validity

  • Self-defense handgun – 5 years (Section 13)
  • Occasional hunting and/or sports-shooting – 10 years (Section 15)
  • Dedicated hunting and/or sports-shooting – 10 years (Section 16)
  • Professional hunting 10 years (Section 16A)
  • Business as a game rancher or in hunting – 10 years (Section 20)
  • Business other than game ranching or in hunting – 5 years (Section 20)
  • Possession of a Muzzle loader – 10 years (Black Powder Competency)

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