Weapons for which a permit is required

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Pistols
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Pistols

Revolvers
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Revolvers

Auto-loading rifles
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Auto-loading rifles

Lever action rifles
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Lever action rifles

Pump action rifles
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Pump action rifles

Foreign service bolt action rifles that are not authorised for shooting outside of service
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Foreign service bolt action rifles that are not authorised for shooting outside of service

Self-loading shotgun
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Self-loading shotgun

Weapons for which a permit is required


Weapons subject to licensing and their essential components require a weapons acquisition permit. You must submit an application to the cantonal authority of your canton of residence.

Application for a weapons acquisition permit
Cantonal firearms offices
(These documents are not available in English) 

You can find detailed information on weapons requiring an acquisition permit in the following leaflets:

(These documents are not available in English)

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