Government of New Brunswick


The Firearms Act regulates the issuance of an Authorization to Carry (ATC) where there is a demonstrated need to carry handguns for the lawful profession or occupation.


To obtain an ATC, you must meet specific eligibility criteria, as set out in the Firearms Act (Canada) and related regulations. For information on ATC eligibility, please consult the Firearms Act.


For additional information concerning ATCs, please contact the Provincial Firearms Office at Completed applications including the appropriate fee must be submitted directly to the Provincial Firearms Office.

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