Firearms Reference Table

The Firearms Reference Table (FRT) is a comprehensive list of firearm descriptions and classifications.

The online FRT is used by law enforcement to assist with domestic and international policing, firearms tracking and counter-terrorism initiatives.

Access to the online FRT is only for users authorized by the RCMP. Authorized users include members of the policing community, specific Public Agents and approved firearm verifiers.

Proceed to the Secure Site for the online Firearms Reference Table

Please note the licensing agreement.

Important notice

Please note that updates to the Firearms Reference Table (FRT) will not be possible between January 13 and January 17, 2020, and the FRT will be unavailable for use on January 19, 2020 due to maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Important notice - Regular maintenance

This service is unavailable every Sunday between 2 am and 6 am due to maintenance.

Licensing agreement

The Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police maintains sole ownership of the software package known as the Firearms Reference Table.

The Commissioner's representative maintains, solely, the right to distribute the data and the associated images of this automated application, as well as all-inclusive materials, in the format in which it is presented. You are expressly prohibited from copying, duplicating, reproducing, or otherwise transferring the software and materials for any purpose whatsoever.

This software and the materials contained within may not be modified, networked, loaned, sold or distributed in total or in part, nor may any derivative works be prepared based upon them. You may not electronically copy or transfer the software or the materials from one computer to another, over a network or otherwise.

Contact us


  • In Canada: 1-800-731-4000 extension 1082, Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (Eastern Time)
  • Outside of Canada: 1-506-624-6626
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