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Procedure NameGun Shop Permit



Responsible Agency       

The Royal Eswatini Police
Address: The Royal Eswatini HeadQuarters                    

                 Mbabane, Swaziland

Phone: (+268) 2404 2502


Legal base of the Procedure

Arms and Ammunitions Act No.24 of 1964


License for operating as a gun shop is SZL 1,200 per year


Required Documents


Type of information



Valid Firearms License

Supporting documents. 


Application letter to the National Commissioner


Personal identification document


Process Steps

Step 1

The applicant writes a letter to the National Commisioner of Police, requesting to run a gun shop. 

Step 2

If approved, the gun shop premises are then inspected.

Step 3

The applicant then proceeds to pay the processing fee of SZL1,200. 

Step 4

The National Commissioner then issues out a trading firearm licence to the applicant. 

Step 5 

The trading licence must be renewed yearly thereafter. 




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NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Gun Shop PermitPermit RequirementThe Royal Eswatini Police ServiceThis permit is a licence to run a gun shop. An application is made to the National Commissioner of Police (NATCOM) and s/he issues the licence. An amount of E1,200.00 is paid once a year for the permit. The premises of the gun shop are inspected before approval of application. The owner then receives an end user certificate after approval and payment of application of licence. The Arms And Ammunition Act, 196609-09-9999Good