When you apply for a firearm, shotgun or explosives certificate, one of our Firearms Enquiry Officers will visit you in person.

See below for contact details for the team and for the firearms licensing officer for your area

The Firearms Licensing team

Firearms Licensing, Police HQ, London Road, Devizes, SN10 2DN.

Phone: 01380 861009

Fax: 01380 861345


Andrew Vickery

Firearms Enquiry Officer for: Swindon, Royal Wootton Bassett, Cricklade, Highworth, Minety and Oaksey, Winterbourne Bassett, Aldbourne, Ramsbury, Malborough, Avebury, Savernake, The Bedwyns, Froxfield, Pewsey.

Mob: 07890 323474


Mark Thompson (part time)

Firearms Enquiry Officer, Explosives Liason Officer for: Salisbury, Wilton, Shrewton, Whiteparish, Downton, Coombe Bissett, Newton Tony.

Mob: 07968 535794



Debra Ashley (Part Time)

Firearms Enquiry Officer for: Bradford on Avon, Trowbridge, Melksham, Bromham, Rowde, Potterne, Devizes, Bishop Cannings.

Mob: 07471 029092


Jon Tapper (Part-time)

Firearms Enquiry Officer for: Urchfont, Marden, Upavon, Chute, Amesbury, Netheravon, Bulford, Tidworth, Ham, Buttermere.

Tel: 01380 861440

Mob: 07977 197186


Paul Bridger

Firearms Enquiry Officer for: Warminster, Westbury, Tisbury, Tollard Royal, Broad Chalke, Chitterne, Steeple Langford, Mere, The Lavingtons, Worton, Erlestoke, The Donheads.

Mob: 07471 029203


Craig Dalby

Firearms Enquiry Officer for: Chippenham, Calne, Corsham, Lacock, Malmesbury, Crudwell, Sherston, Luckington, Dauntsey, Brinkworth, Heddington, Cherhill.

Mob: 07471 029398



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