How to Buy if Civilians holding Arms Licence from Indian Ordnance Factories

Edition: 2013

How to Buy


Civilians holding Arms Licence are allowed to purchase only Non-Prohibited Bore (NPB) category weapons as mentioned above. Officers and other employees of the Armed Forces can also purchase these weapons if they obtain the Arms Licence from the Licensing Authorities. Sale of these weapons is done strictly as per the provisions of the Arms Act, 1959 and the Arms Rules, 1962.
 
 
  1. Sale Through Arms Dealers: Following NPB Arms and Ammunition are sold through the licensed arms dealers spread across the country. A customer can contact any dealer near to his place for his requirements.
    • 0.315″ Sporting Rifle
    • 0.22″ Sporting Rifle
    • 0.22″ Revolver
    • Sporting ammunition of all types
    • 30-06 Sporting Rifle (sale to be started soon)
  2. Direct Sale from Factories: Names of weapons sold directly from the factories are given below along with address and telephone numbers of the corresponding factories. Besides the main factories, some other factories are also selling .32 revolver / pistol as sale outlets (details available below).
    A customer has to book an order for his licensed weapon at the respective factory by applying in prescribed application form. Forms can be obtained from the factory or printed from this website through links given at the bottom of this page. Weapons are issued as per serial of booking and have to be collected personally from the factory. Factory intimates the customer in advance the date of collection and other formalities to be completed for purchase of weapon. Marketing section of the factory should be contacted for any query or assistance in purchase of the weapon.
N.B.: The telephone numbers of factories are given below. Please contact the Marketing section of the respective factory for any query or assistance in purchase of wepons
 
Following documents are required for issue of weapons from factories
  • Original valid arms licence showing entitlement for the weapons with valid date and valid purchase period date; if in other language, should be translated in English or Hindi and attested.
  • One attested photo-copy of the same licence.
  • Two copies of No Objection Certificate (NOC) from Licensing Authority- one copy for factory and other copy for Police Authorities.
  • Transport Licence (T/L) from Police/Licensing Authorities of the place where factory is located.
  • In case your licence is valid for All India or for the state where factory is located, then No Objection Certificate & Transport Licence are NOT required.
Weapons will not be issued on authority. However, delivery is permissible on behalf of the customer only to RETAINER. In that case, the name of the retainer must be endorsed in the Arms Licence along with passport size photo duly stamped/countersigned by the licensing authority. The retainer must also bring from the customer an authority letter for collecting the weapon, wherein the retainer’s signature is attested by the customer.
 
 
  1. 0.32″ Revolver
    This weapon is sold directly from the following factories.
    Factory Address Phone Price w.e.f. 01/11/2012 Total price (including taxes)
    The General Manager,
    Field Gun Factory,
    Kalpi Road, Kanpur, UP.
    PIN – 208009
    0512-2295100-04 Rs 63,000 plus taxes as applicable Rs 85,652 (ex-Kanpur)
    The General Manager,
    Small Arms Factory,
    Kalpi Road, Kanpur, UP.
    PIN – 208009
    0512-2295042-46 Rs 63,000 plus taxes as applicable Rs 85,652 (ex-Kanpur)
    The General Manager,
    Machine Tool Prototype Factory,
    Ambernath, Maharashtra.
    PIN – 421502
    0251-2610884-87 Rs 63,000 plus taxes as applicable Rs 79,637 (ex-Ambarnath)

  2. 0.32″ Revlover (Long Barrel)
    Premium version (long barrel) is sold only by Small Arms Factory, Kanpur.
    Factory Address Phone Price w.e.f. 01/11/2012 Total price (including taxes)
    The General Manager,
    Small Arms Factory,
    Kalpi Road, Kanpur, UP.
    PIN – 208009
    0512-2295042-46 Rs 83,000 plus taxes as applicable Rs 1,12,843 (ex-Kanpur)

  3. 0.32″ Pistol
    This weapon is sold directly from the following factories.
    Factory Address Phone Price w.e.f. 01/11/2012 Total price (including taxes)
    The General Manager,
    Gun & Shell Factory,
    Cossipore, Kolkata
    West Bengal
    PIN – 700002
    (033) 25575432, 25574423 Extn 471 Rs 68,785 plus taxes as applicable Rs 86,117 (ex-Cossipore) including one additional magazine
    Current waiting time for receiving .32 pistol at GSF, Cossipore is approximately 12 months after booking of order. It may increase or decrease depending on actual production and demand.


  4. 0.22″ Sporting Rifle
    This weapon is sold directly from the following factory, in addition to sale through dealers.
    Factory Address Phone Price w.e.f. 01/11/2012 Total price (including taxes)
    The General Manager,
    Rifle Factory,
    Ishapore,
    P.O. Nawabgunj, Dist. 24- Parganas (N).
    West Bengal
    PIN – 743144
    (033) 25937119-23 Rs 30,000 plus taxes as applicable Please contact the factory for the total price.

  5. 0.30-06″ Sporting Rifle
     
    Factory Address Phone Price w.e.f. 01/11/2012 Total price (including taxes)
    The General Manager,
    Rifle Factory,
    Ishapore,
    P.O. Nawabgunj, Dist. 24- Parganas (N).
    West Bengal
    PIN – 743144
    (033) 25937119-23 Rs 71,400 plus taxes as applicable Rs 91,055.40

  6. 0.315″ Sporting Rifle
     
    Factory Address Phone Price w.e.f. 01/11/2012 Total price (including taxes)
    The General Manager,
    Rifle Factory,
    Ishapore,
    P.O. Nawabgunj, Dist. 24- Parganas (N).
    West Bengal
    PIN – 743144
    (033) 25937119-23 Rs 45,900 plus taxes as applicable Rs 58,535.60
    The General Manager,
    Ordnance Factory
    Tiruchirapalli,
    Tamil Nadu
    PIN – 620016
    (0431) 2581291-95 Rs 45,900 plus taxes as applicable Rs 58,535.60

  7. 12 Bore Pump Action Gun (PAG)
    This weapon is not to be sold to Individual and dealers.
    Factory Address Phone Price w.e.f. 01/11/2012 Total price (including taxes)
    The General Manager,
    Gun Carriage Factory,
    Jabalpur, MP.
    PIN – 482001
    0761-2330016-19 Rs 55,600 plus taxes as applicable Rs 70,595

  8. 0.22″ Revolver
    This weapon is sold directly from the following factory, in addition to sale through dealers.
    Factory Address Phone Price w.e.f. 14/06/2010 Total price (including taxes)
    The General Manager,
    Rifle Factory,
    Ishapore,
    P.O. Nawabgunj, Dist. 24- Parganas (N).
    West Bengal
    PIN – 743144
    (033) 25937119-23 Rs 34,000 plus taxes as applicable Rs 43,359.70 (ex-Ishapore)

    Outlet Factories
    0.32 Revolvers/ Pistols are also sold at outlets in the following factories. A customer who wants to purchase a weapon from any of these outlets, should take application form and book his order in the outlet, after ascertaining about stock / waiting period from the same outlet.

    • Ordnance Cable Factory,
      Chandigarh-160002.
      Ph – (0172) 2650-577 /-526
    • Ordnance Factory,
      Muradnagar -201206 (UP)
      Ph – (01232) 228910-13
    • Gun Carriage Factory,
      Jabalpur -482001 (MP)
      Ph – (0761) 2330016-19
    • Ordnance Factory, Ambajhari,
      Nagpur -440021
      Ph – (07104) 237845-49
    • Heavy Vehicle Factory,
      Avadi, Chennai -600054.
      Tamilnadu.
      Ph – (044) 26840599, 26843000

Arms Details

0.22″ Revolver
0.32″ Revolver (7.65 mm x 23)
0.32″ Revolver (Long Barrel)
0.32″ Pistol
0.22″ Sporting Rifle
0.315″ Sporting Rifle
30-06 Sporting Rifle

Ammunition Details

CARTRIDGE RIM FIRE .22″ BALL
CARTG. SA .32″ REVOLVER
CARTG. SA .315″ AND 30 06 BALL
CARTRIDGE SA 12 BORE 70mm
CARTRIDGE SA 12 BORE 65mm SPECIAL


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