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PROCEDURE FOR LICENSING
OF LOOSE/UNREGISTERED FIRERAMS

STEP 1 -Applicant visits nearest PNP
processing offices (FED/Regional/
Provincial/City/Municipal Firearms
Control Desk (FCD)) for FAs data
verification, inquiry and issuance of
application form with Permit to
Transport (PTT).
STEP 2 -Applicant submits accomplished
application form with the necessary
requirements and retains yellow copy
signed by Head, FCD which serves as
Temporary License (TL) and PTT. FCD
issues ballistics and FAs fee Order of
Payment (OP).
STEP 3 -Upon payment of ballistics and FAs
fee, applicant and/or Chief of Police
(COP) (if processed on the Municipal FCD)
submits his FA to the nearest Crime Lab
Office for ballistics testing and stencil
tracing.
STEP 4 -Applicant submits proof of Payment
and ballistics result to FCD.
STEP 5 -Provincial/City FCD submits FAs
application to Regional FCD for
endorsement to FED for processing,
approval & issuance of FAs license cards.
STEP 6 -FED forwards approved license cards
to respective Regional FCD for
subsequent distributions to Provincial/
City/Municipal FCD for further
distribution to licensee.





For inquiries and assistance, please call:

Chief, FED Hotline - 725-3582

National Firearms Control Secretariat:
723-0401 local 4530
Globe : (+63) 0915-5000867
Smart : (+63) 0928-6106718
SunCell : (+63) 0923-6936251

Questions On Unrenewed Licenses:
723-0401 Local 4478/4578/4288

Questions On Loose Firearms:
723-0401 Local 4488

Visit our Website @ www.pnp.gov.ph,
@ www.fed.org.ph and @www.pnpcsg.org
Or visit us at the FED Building, Camp Crame,
Quezon City and other PNP Regional and Provincial
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Republic of the Philippines
Department of the Interior and Local Government
PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE
Camp Crame, Quezon City





























Avail of the FAs Amnesty to avoid
trouble with the law.






PROCEDURE FOR LICENSING
OF UNRENEWED/EXPIRED
LICENSED FIRERAMS


STEP 1 -FED/ ROPD/ PPO/ CPO/ CPS/ MPS
Firearms Control Desk issues/ receives
renewal forms to/from applicant.

STEP 2 -Applicant submits accomplished
application form. FED/ ROPD/ PPO/
CPO issues OP and MPS issue
provisional receipt.

STEP 3 - Upon payment of FAs renewal fee,
FED/ ROPD/ PPO/ CPO/ MPS issues
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copy that will serve as TL (stub
from renewal form with SBR/OP)

STEP 4 -PPO/CPO submits applications to
ROPD.

STEP 5 - ROPD endorses application form to
FED/CSG Satellite Offices for
processing, approval and issuance of
FAs license cards.

STEP 6 -FED/FED Satellite Offices forwards
approved license cards to respective
ROPD for subsequent distributions to
PPO/CPO/CPS/MPS for further
distribution to licensee.


Executive Order 817

FINAL FIREARMS AMNESTY
Warning: Illegal possession of FAs is
punishable by law from 1 year to 12
years imprisonment.
Be a responsible gun owner
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Q&A

What is Executive Order 817)
It is the law granting amnesty to persons with
unrenewed licensed firearms and those in
possession of loose/unregistered firearms;
provided, that the concerned individuals or
holders of said firearms submit same to the
Philippine National Police for registration
and licensing. This amnesty program aims to
account for all the unrenewed and
loose/unregistered firearms.

What is the effectivity and duration?
Applicants may register a loose firearm
within one (1) month upon the issuance of the
IRR of EO 817 which is on October 1-31, 2009.
However, processing for unregistered and
unrenewed firearms will start on August 1,
2009.

Who are qualified under EO 817?
Filipino citizens who are at least 21 years of
age.

LOOSE/UNREGISTERED FIREARMS

What kind/type of FAs may be registered or
possessed?
The following firearms may be registered
subject to the approval of C,PNP as mandated
by law:
1. Handguns (Pistols/Rev) cal .22 to .357
Magnum up to .45 caliber
2. Shotguns (all gauges)
3. Rifle caliber .22
4. all other low-powered firearms
5. High-Powered Rifles not exceeding caliber
7.62 (except crew-served weapon, anti-
tank, etc.)

How many firearms can an individual
register?
A qualified applicant may register any
number of FAs
Low and High-Powered FAs -P1,000


Q&A

Are government property FAs in the
possession of private individuals included in
the amnesty?

No.

UNRENEWED FIREARMS

Low and High-Powered FAs Fee -P650

Discounts?
The fifty percent (50%) discount usually given
to govt officials and employees applying for
Special Permits (SPs) for privately owned
firearms shall not be applied under the
firearms amnesty program. However, the
privilege will be given upon renewal of the
said license to possess firearm.

Can a juridical entity license a paltik
firearm in its name?

No, juridical entities are not allowed to
license paltik firearms in their names in
accordance with RA 5487.

Can a juridical entity license a high
powered rifle in its name?

No. High powered firearms applications for
juridical entities have to go through the
normal licensing procedure.

Who are the authorized signatories for the
Provisional or Temporary License/Permit to
Transport?

C, FED/all ROPDs (R3s)/PDs/CDs/COPs

Does the Permit to Transport cover the route
of the applicant from residence to office and
back?

Yes, but for one way trip only.



Q&A

Can one PTT be valid for more than one
firearm?

No, one PTT per firearm only.

What therefore is the duration of the
Permit to Transport FA?
The duration of the Permit to Transport FA
may vary depending on the accessibility of
the offices involved in the process of
registration (i.e. Land Bank, Ballistics Testing
Center, etc.) but shall not be more than seven
days. Valid for back and forth of the source of
a FA scheduled for ballistics/stencil.

Can the applicant bring home his/her FA
after applying for amnesty even if he/she
has not yet completed the process?
Yes, the applicant can bring home his/her FA
even if the ballistics test is not yet finished
and may return for the scheduled testing.
Provided, however, that the applicant secures
the necessary PTTs.

Who may conduct Ballistic Test?
Only PNP Crime Lab in coordination with
FED, CSG and PROs will conduct the ballistic
test.

Can the applicant accompany his/her FA
during ballistics test?
Yes, the applicant may accompany his/her
FA.

Who will provide for the ammunitions to be
used during the ballistics test of the
firearm?
The Crime Laboratory will provide the
ammunitions for the ballistic.








Q&A

What are the additional documents and why
are they required if one is already qualified?
(UNREGISTERED FAs)
o Proof of real identity
Any of the following: Birth certificate,
marriage certificate, passport, drivers
license, employment ID.
Barangay Clearance
Local Police Clearance
o Proof of billing (Meralco, PLDT, MWSS,
etc.)/ Brgy Certification - place of
residence.
o Ballistics Test and Stencil Tracing result of
FA

Can a Filipino citizen who is below 21 years
old but a gun club member be allowed to
register a loose firearm under his/her name?
No, the IRR of EO 817 is very explicit in its
provision that only Filipino citizens who are
at least 21 years old are qualified.

What happens if the serial number of firearm
submitted for licensing already exists in the
FEDs FIMS or database?

If the firearm submitted for licensing is not
the same firearm with data existing in the
FEDs FIMS, a serial number will be assigned
to the submitted firearm by the FED, CSG.

If the vintage or antique firearm is not
serviceable, can it be licensed under the
amnesty program?

No.