When an application for a new or renewal of a Firearms/Shotgun Licence is made your GP is contacted by the Police and asked to produce a medical report.
The production of these reports falls outside of our GMS Contract and is not part of our core GP service. In the past this has been done free of charge as a goodwill gesture, but given the increasing number of requests we are receiving and the amount of time these take to complete we regret we can no longer continue to produce these for free.
From the 1st January 2021 a fee of £25 will be charged for the production of all medical reports relating to either a new application or for the renewal of a firearms/shotgun licence.
Thank you for your understanding.