Government of Nova Scotia Government of Nova Scotia Nova Scotia, Canada
Natural Resources

Canadian Firearms Safety Courses : Online Registration

The Department of Justice is accepting applications for the following courses:
Canadian Firearms Safety Course (Non-Restricted) $60 + HST *
Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety $60 + HST **


Note: Government-issued identification and a credit card are required in order to submit payment. Fee is payable at time of registration and is non-refundable. Pre-paid credit cards are not accepted.

* First Time Hunters who intend on hunting with a firearm in Nova Scotia must: 

1. Complete and pass the Canadian Firearms Safety Course (Non-Restricted) and;
2. Complete and pass the Nova Scotia Hunter Education Safety Course and;
3. Possess the appropriate federal Firearms Licence (see below) applicable to carrying a firearm including:

  • Possession Only Licence or;
  • Possession and Acquisition Licence or;
  • Minors Firearm Licence (for individuals under the age of 18).

** Anyone interested in completing the Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course (CRFSC) must first complete the Canadian Non-Restricted Firearms Safety Course (CFSC)


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