A Defence Export Permit may be used to export all forms of firearms and related goods including those where an Restricted Goods Permit may be used.
Permits are valid for twelve months from issue and are issued by the DEC.
There are certain circumstances for which only a Defence Export Permit can be used. These include:
To apply for a Defence Export Permit you will need to complete an Application to Export Controlled Goods and Technology form.
Please supply as much detail and documentation as possible, as this will assist with the processing timeliness. As part of your application you should provide a copy of your firearms license (both sides) and/or registration certificate. Non-sensitive applications for Export Permits are generally processed within 15 working days. For more information on how to seek permision, please go to the Apply for a licence or permission to export controlled goods or technology page.
For further information about Defence Export Permits relating to firearms please contact us.