Import and Export Pre-Issued Firearm Permits
Meet, Greet and Assistance - OR Tambo Int. Airport and Cape Town Int. Airport
Safe keeping - firearms, baggage ext.
Booking at Hotels and Guesthouses
- APPLICATION FORM MUST reach me 21 DAYS before arrival!
- If you fly with SAA, upon arrival you need to sign for your rifles at security before clearing customs.
FOR TEMPORARY PRE-ISSUED IMPORT / EXPORT FIREARM PERMITS!
TO APPLY FOR A PRE-ISSUED PERMIT YOU NEED THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:
COPY OF PASSPORT
COPY OF INVITATION LETTER
COPY OF RETURN TICKET (itinerary)
PROOF OF OWNERSHIP FOR FIREARM (US CUSTOMS FORM 4457)
- The police request the original document (saps 520)
- Please use Black Ink
- Date must be - Year - Month - Day
THE NEXT PAGES OF THE SAPS 520 FORM MUST BE FILLED IN:
- PAGE 2 – D; E; 1-25.4 (D – 1 UP TO 25.4)
- PAGE 4 – G; 1-9.2 (G – 1 UP TO 9.2)
- PAGE 5 – I; 1-2
- PAGE 6 – I; 4-4.4 – J; 1-4 (SIGNATURE MUST BE ON I; 4.3 – J; 3)
Baggage Regulations for Rifle cases on Airlines in South Africa.
Sporting and Hunting weapons and Ammunition have to be declared and will be handled as sporting equipment and charged, when packed in a special luggage for weapons. Sporting Arms will be considered as excess baggage and will be charged a flat fee, payable only at the airport, regardless of the flights and the destination. Each sporting arms container is considered one piece.
SAA: - 20 kg for baggage + 20 kg additional for Rifle cases and Ammo cases. Rifle and Ammo cases both includes the 20 kg.
- 5 kg allowed for ammunition cases
BA, SA Air link and SA Express: - 20 kg Rest is excess baggage
George (West Cape) - No Firearms
Mango Airlines - No Firearms
No SAA flights from Durban to Cape Town only Mango and No Firearms
1 Time Airlines - No Firearms
Air France and KLM: - 23 kg Europe - 1pc - extra pieces €55
Air France and KLM: - 23 kg USA & Canada - 2pc - extra pieces $200
Other Airlines: - 1pc €75, (for America, Nigeria and Israel the fee will be $75 regardless of the flight destination.)
Swiss (LX): Charges are valid on all LX Flights and apply per through flight
Applicable for weight and piece concept only charge if exceeding free baggage allowance
Charged per container not per weapon.
€70 / $100
Lufthansa (LH): Additional handling fee for weapons will always be charge locally at departures in:
JHB - €50
Italy - €60
Turkey - €30
British Airways (BA): - Please check info when you fly via London
NB:- AMMUNITION MUST BE IN SEPARATE SECURE AMO CASE!
|Files to Download:|
|SAPS 520||0.1 MB|
|SAA baggage policy||0.2 MB|
|SA Airlink Baggage Policy||0.2 MB|
|SA Express Baggage Policy||0.16 MB|
|London Regulations on Firearms||0.02 MB|