Impacts on services due to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Due to measures taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Canadian Firearms Program is currently experiencing significant impacts to our services, like many other service providers in Canada.

  • Transfers have been taking up to 8 weeks in some provinces such as Ontario and Quebec.
  • Clients may experience longer than normal wait times when calling the contact centre
  • The processing of applications for a new firearm licence has been initiated, however, clients may still experience delays due to reduced capacity in our processing centre
  • The production of firearms licence cards has been initiated, however, clients may still experience delays due to reduced capacity in our processing centre
  • The delivery of Firearms Safety Course (s) may be postponed due to social distancing protocols
2020 Jun 18th

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