New Membership Application

To apply for membership please complete all 3 steps below:

STEP 1 - fill in the application information

Phone number (required)

Have you ever had an FAC or SGC refused or revoked (partially or fully)? Yes or No (required)

BY PRESSING THE "SUBMIT MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION" BUTTON BELOW YOU ARE MAKING THE FOLLOWING DECLARATION - I AGREE TO ABIDE BY THE RULES OF THE ASSOCIATION AND I DECLARE THAT I AM NOT A PERSON PROHIBITED FROM POSSESSING FIREARMS OR AMMUNITION UNDER SECTION 21 OF THE FIREARMS ACTS 1968 –1997. Failure to disclose any information required above or any untrue statements will be deemed good reason to terminate membership. The UKPSA reserves the right to refuse membership without reasons being given. The UKPSA may require additional information or references before membership is granted.

Privacy notice

The United Kingdom Practical Shooting Association (The Association) take the protection of the Personal Data that we collect & hold about you seriously and will do everything possible to ensure that data is collected, stored, processed, maintained, cleansed and retained in accordance with the 2016 General Data Protection Regulations.
Please read the full privacy notice on our website carefully to see how The Association will treat the Personal Data that you provide to us. We will take all reasonable care to keep your information secure and to prevent any unauthorised access.
Your Rights as an EU Data Subject are preserved when providing your Personal Data and if you have any questions on the Policy or your Rights please email

STEP 2 - make payment

To pay your membership fee please follow this link -

The Association’s financial year runs April/March. If you join between October and March the fee will be valid until March of the following year – that’s 13 to 18 months.

more Gift Aid info
Yes, I want to Gift Aid any donations made to UKPSA now, in the future and in the past four years (but no earlier than 01 April 2013). I am a UK taxpayer and I understand that if I pay less Income and /or Capital Gains Tax than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all my donations in the relevant tax year, it is my responsibility to pay any difference. The Gift Aid claimed will be used to help fund the UKPSA's work.

STEP 3 - send your supporting documents

Please email a passport photograph of yourself and one item from this list to

We need to see at least ONE of the following supporting documents before your application is processed, options listed here in order of preference:
> Copy of current Firearms Certificate
> Copy of current Shotgun Certificate
> Reference from Secretary of Home Office Approved Shooting Club
> Reference from Secretary of another type of shooting club e.g. Clay shooting, air gun etc.
> Character reference from a non-related professional person – e.g. doctor, solicitor, accountant, company director, dentist, optician etc. Any referee must state that they agree with the statement: that they do not know of any reason as to why the applicant should not be entrusted with the lawful use of sporting firearms.

This website uses cookies to improve functionality & analyse traffic.

By continuing to browse you have accepted the use of cookies on this website.

You can read our Cookie Information here