Canadian Firearms Program Phone # 1-800-731-4000
CFSC and CRFSC manual can be downloaded HERE or bought at CNC bookshop or Books and Company in Prince George.
PAL/RPAL Application Form Click Here (new online version here https://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/apply-a-firearms-licence)
Canadian RCMP Firearms Program Information Click Here
Safe storage and transport of firearms Click Here
The Firearms Act Click Here. You should have a copy of this in your vehicle and/or range bag and be familiar with it.
Join the PG Rod and Gun Club here
-It is illegal to acquire or possess a firearms without the appropriate license
-A PAL is required to buy a Non-restricted firearm. The CFSC allows you to obtain a PAL to buy and own a non-restricted firearm.
-You must show your PAL/RPAL to buy a firearm and you must see an buyer’s license to sell a firearm.
-The PAL/RPAL course does not cover hunting regulations. You must do the CORE hunter safety course to get your hunter number in British Columbia.
-An RPAL is needed to buy restricted firearms such as handguns and must be done after the PAL course.
You must be 18 yrs old to obtain a PAL/RPAL. The License expires after 5 years. It currently takes 6+ months to get your license in the mail. There is a minimum 28 day waiting period after a background check and reference check is performed by the RCMP.
-A person 12-17 can do the CFSC for a minors license, allowing that person to borrow a firearm. When the minor turns 18 they must apply for a regular PAL.
Join the various Canadian Firearms organizations that give you a voice in Firearms Issues in Canada
Note: All info presented on this website is superseded by any changes in the laws by the Government of Canada and/or any changes to the Firearms Program and Firearms Act.
Fort George Firearms Training is a licensed and insured business in Prince George, BC