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Organisation : Home Department Government of Assam
Service Name : Register for Issue of Arms License
Applicable For : Any Citizen of India above 21 years of age
Applicable States/UTs : Assam
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Assam Arms License

An arms license is a license or permit issued by a government authority (typically by the police) of a jurisdiction, that allows the licensee to buy, own, possess, or carry a firearm, often subject to a number of conditions or restrictions.

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Arms Rules, 2016 mandatorily requires UIN (Unique Identification Number) to be noted on the Arms Licence issued by the Licencing authority. Any Arms Licence without the UIN is not a valid licence. It must be understood that UIN is to be issued to a licensee and not to a licence.

All types of licensees including individuals, institutions, Arms Dealers, Arms Manufacturers, Sports associations etc are required to have the UIN. All Licensees are required to contact their Licencing Authority for getting UIN to retain validity of the Arms Licence.


** Arms License can be applied by making an application to the License Authority or the Home Department
** A required amount of fees should be paid as per the Arms Act , 1959
** Depending on the nature and need of the arms licence different sets of documents are required.
** Arms Rules, 2016 mandatorily requires UIN (Unique Identification Number) to be noted on the Arms Licence

Process Flow

The Licensing Authority, after police verification, as it may consider necessary, and after considering the report received as mentioned above, shall subject to the provisions of the Act, by order in writing either grant the license or refuse to grant the same.

Eligibility Criteria

Any Citizen of India above 21 years of age


For information on Arms License Fee, refer to the link, Click Here

Documents Required

The following documents and information are mandatory
** Personal particulars
** Address proof
** Age proof
** Police verification report
** Recent Passport size photograph and signature of the applicant
** No Objection Certificate (NOC) in case of employees in service
** Medical Fitness certificate about mental health and physical fitness

How To Apply?

Type of Service : Offline

Download Arms License Application Form :

Whom to Contact

Arms Licensing branch of the concerned District Commissioner’s office in the districts of Assam or the Home Department Government of Assam, Assam Sachivalaya Dispur

Home & Political:
The Home Political Department of the Government of Assam consists of the following branches:

** Home Political (A)
** Home Political (B)
** Home Political (Vigilance Cell) Department

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