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Procedure NameImport Permit for Firearms



Responsible Agency       

The Royal Eswatini Police
Address: The Royal Eswatini Police HeadQuarters                     
                 Mhlambanyatsi Road,

                 Mbabane, Swaziland

Phone: (+268) 2404 2502


Legal base of the Procedure

Arms and Ammunitions Act No.24 of 1964


Export Permit for a Firearm

Registered firearms is SZL 120

Required Documents


Type of information



Valid Firearms Licence

A firearms licence is applied for as soon as one is in possession of a firearm they intend to own. 


Personal identification document

Process Steps

Step 1

The applicant goes to the Royal Eswatini Police headquarters, Firearms Department, and begins the application process. 

Step 2

The applicant makes payment of applicable processing fees. 

Step 3

The applicant completes application form, attaches supporting documents and payment receipt to the application. 

Step 4

The applicant submits the application together with the supporting documents.

Step 5 

The receiving officer processes the application and prepares an import permit, signs and stamps it. 

Step 6

The applicant receives the permit and may proceed with the import. 

Step 7

A copy of the approved application and issued permit and related information are filed for record keeping. 




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This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Import Permit of FirearmsPermit RequirementThe Royal Eswatini Police ServiceWhen importing firearms, one needs a valid firearm licence and they pay E120 at the police station. The imported firearm must be registered at the police station. The Arms And Ammunition Act, 196609-09-9999Good