PROCESS FOR OBTAINING A LEGAL HANDGUN FOR TARGET SHOOTING

The process for legally obtaining a handgun for target shooting in Canada can seem long and complicated. However, it is well worth the effort as once the redtape is dealt with, you will be able to enjoy a very rewarding, challenging and fun sport. After getting all of the paperwork in place for your first handgun purchase, it usually only takes a day or two to buy each additional handgun.

Following is a brief description of the steps involved.
Modified from a page on the Canadian Shooting Sports Association site.
Page last updated December 18, 2000
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