Civilians holding Arms Licence are allowed to purchase only Non-Prohibited Bore (NPB) category weapons as mentioned above. Officers and other employees of the Armed Forces can also purchase these weapons if they obtain the Arms Licence from the Licensing Authorities. Sale of these weapons is done strictly as per the provisions of the Arms Act, 1959 and the Arms Rules, 1962.
Sale Through Arms Dealers:
Following NPB Arms and Ammunition are sold through the licensed arms dealers spread across the country.
A customer can contact any dealer near to his place for his requirements.
0.32" Revolver(mk-III, mk-IV, Anmol & Nirbheek)
0.315" Sporting Rifle
0.22" Sporting Rifle
Sporting ammunition of all types
30-06 Sporting Rifle
Direct Sale from Factories:
Names of weapons sold directly from the factories are given below along with address and
telephone numbers of the corresponding factories. Besides the main
factories, some other factories are also selling .32 revolver / pistol as sale outlets
(details available below).
A customer has to book an order for his licensed weapon at the respective factory by applying in
prescribed application form. Forms can be obtained from the factory or printed from this website
through links given at the bottom of this page. Weapons are issued as per serial of booking and
have to be collected personally from the factory. Factory intimates the customer in advance the
date of collection and other formalities to be completed for purchase of weapon. Marketing section
of the factory should be contacted for any query or assistance in purchase of the weapon.
N.B.: The telephone numbers of factories are given below. Please contact the Marketing section of the respective factory for
any query or assistance in purchase of wepons
Following documents are required for issue of weapons from factories
Original valid arms licence showing entitlement for the weapons with valid date and valid purchase period date; if in other language, should be translated in English or Hindi and attested.
One attested photo-copy of the same licence.
Two copies of No Objection Certificate (NOC) from Licensing Authority- one copy for factory and other copy for Police Authorities.
Transport Licence (T/L) from Police/Licensing Authorities of the place where factory is located.
In case your licence is valid for All India or for the state where factory is located, then No Objection Certificate & Transport Licence are NOT required.
Weapons will not be issued on authority. However, delivery is permissible on behalf of the customer only to RETAINER. In that case, the name of the retainer must be endorsed in the Arms Licence along with passport size photo duly stamped/countersigned by the licensing authority. The retainer must also bring from the customer an authority letter for collecting the weapon, wherein the retainer's signature is attested by the customer.