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Details of how we can help you and how to apply to us are on the application page  of this website.  If you fill in an online application to us you will recieve an automated reply with further instructions.  (this may come to your junk file).

You now need to provide your complete medical record for all renewals and new applications.  This should be sent to us from the GP directly if possible.  Copy the GP records request template on the application page, complete it and send this to your GP practice


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Who are Shotgun Medicals?

GP unhelpful?  We will help you with your application.  No up front payments.  Simple process explained below.

Approved by BASC, Shotgunmedicals is run by a keen shooting enthusiast who is a fully registered medical practitioner.

When we receive your GP records and we can issue your medical Proforma  to you to include in your application to the Police .

Your records will be treated in a strict professional manner and not disclosed to any third party at any time. and destroyed after 6 months.

Our fee for a medical certificate is £70.00.

All police forces in the UK are now asking for these documents. Scotland is now also doing this.

We serve:  ALL OF ENGLAND, Scotland and Wales,

Including Surrey, Sussex, Essex, Kent, Thames Valley, Suffolk, London, Lancashire, Cheshire, Gloucestershire, Hertfordshire, Hampshire, Cambridgeshire,  Norfolk, Bedfordshire, West Midlands, Mercia, Lincolnshire, North and South Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Northumbria, Merseyside, Devon Cornwall, Worcester, Northants, Dorset, Somerset, Cumbria, Shropshire, Staffordshire, North and South Wales, Dyfed-Powys and Gwent

We are one of the medical practitioners approved by  BASC
and several shooting clubs and grounds in the North West

Everything explained

  • When you apply for or renew your shotgun or firearms certificate, in many areas you will be asked to get a letter or form from your GP certifying you have no medical conditions that would preclude you from holding a licence.
  • For £70 we can scrutinise your GP record and provide a certificate and police forms to you directly within five days of receiving the complete notes.
  • Your records may be paper or electronic.
  • Online access;  you can grant us permission to access the record, direct from the surgery. However this must be the complete record .
  • Once we have your full records and you have paid the fee, we can issue the certificate and police forms to you within 5 days, usually. We will post these to you so you know what stage your application has reached.
  • We do not make any decisions on your fitness to hold a firearms or shotgun licence and this decision rests entirely with the Police authority to whom you are applying.
  • At Shotgun, Firearms Medical Reports we provide a factual statement after scrutinising your records and if you have any of the medical conditions listed on the application page, we are obliged to comment.
  • No meetings are required and you will have e-mail and telephone contact with us to help manage the process smoothly.


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