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    Q503: What is a firearm permit?

    A firearm permit may be issued to a person to allow them to temporarily possess firearms and shotguns and may also be issued to visitors (non residents) to allow them to bring firearms and shotguns into the United Kingdom.

    Please note that all calls to police involving firearms are treated as if it is a genuine firearm so be aware that if you do wave an imitation firearm around you could find yourself surrounded by firearms officers pointing real weapons at you.

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