Frequently Asked Questions

​There are currently two exceptions where you do not need a PAL. A flint lock mussle loading rifle, or an air gun with a rated velocity of less than 500 feet per second. However, laws can change from time to time. So you should verify that this information is still current by checking with the RCMP at http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/cfp-pcaf/fs-fd/sell-vendre-eng.htm, or you can call them at 1-800-731-4000. Read more
​PAL stands for Possession Acquisition License. That is what you need to buy or possess firearms(currently with a couple of exceptions, see FAQ "Do I need a PAL to purchase firearms"). You can get one buy taking the Firearms Safety Course. Check for local ads on the internet for businesses that provide this service. They can instruct you on the application process once you complete the course and test. Read more

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