Who can import a firearm (revolver/pistol/rifle) into Bangladesh? What are the formalities to be observed to clear imported firearms?
26/05/16 at 9:55 am
All firearms classifiable under HS Headings 93.02, 93.03, 93.04 and 93.05, including revolvers and pistols, are importable by the authorized dealers of firearms subject to prior permission of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Such firearms are also importable by the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh or by persons on approval of the Ministry of Commerce with NOC/recommendation from the Ministry of Home Affairs.
But import of Air Guns is prohibited. Air Guns can only be imported for the use of Sports and Shooting Club subject to prior permission of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
(Reference: Annexure 1 of the Import Policy Order)
Note: For more information, please contact Ministry of Commerce.
[This is for informational purposes only. In case of contradiction of conflict with relevant Act/Rules, provisions mentioned
or referred to in the said Act/Rules shall prevail.]