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Proceed to the Secure Site for Reporting Firearms (PWS)

Public Agency Application Service

The following services are available to Public Agencies:

  • Request a Public Agency Identification Number (PAIN) for your agency
  • Confirm a PAIN if it was issued but never used
  • Add/Remove/Modify users (NOTE: for RCMP Secure Access Portal users only)

Access to these services requires authorization. For authorization please contact PWS user support:

  • E-mail: PWS_SWASP@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
  • Telephone: 1-800-731-4000 extension 1045, Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)

Proceed to the Public Agency Application Service

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Where do I go if I have questions about this service?

  • E-mail: PWS_SWASP@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
  • Telephone: from anywhere in Canada or the United States by calling
    1-800-731-4000 extension 1045, Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)