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Important Notice - Government of Canada Defers Implementation of the Firearms Marking Regulations

The requirements of the Firearms Marking Regulations are deferred to December 1, 2018. For more information, read the associated announcement.

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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Important Notice

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Please confirm your browser settings before accessing the CFP online services.

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)