Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Business Web Services

Online service interruption

A maintenance activity is scheduled on Sunday, April 21, 2024. This maintenance will start at 6:45 am and may cause an outage up to 10:45 am, Eastern time.

We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Sign in to your Business Web Services secure account

Starting July 31, 2023, you'll need to set up multi-factor authentication if you are:

  • creating an account using GCKey
  • using GCKey to sign into an existing account

Multi-factor authentication helps protect your identity and personal information when you access your account. Should you have difficulty with the new Secure Sign-In process, please visit GCKey help.

Notice: Handgun regulatory changes

On October 21, 2022, the Government of Canada brought into force amendments to Firearms Regulations, impacting the transfer and transportation of handguns in Canada. These amendments affect handgun transfer applications submitted via Business Web Services.

A Chief Firearms Officer will only be able to authorize the transfer of a handgun to an individual if that individual meets the criteria of acceptable exemptions.

Important notice

Government of Canada defers implementation of the Firearms Marking Regulations.

The requirements of the Firearms Marking Regulations are deferred to December 1, 2025.

On this page

  1. Access to Business Web Services
  2. Update your employee information

Access to Business Web Services

When you sign in to the link below, you can:

  • register firearms
  • transfer registered firearms
  • verify a buyer's licence for a non-restricted firearms transfer
  • get copies of registration certificate reports
  • access your firearm inventory information
  • consult the Firearms Reference Table (FRT)

To access Canadian Firearms Program services for businesses online you must complete a one-time sign up:

  • Step 1: register for a GCKey account.
  • Step 2: sign up for Business Web Services through a personalized RCMP account.


Each employee at your business using Business Web Services must have their own account for your services to be secure.

Once completed you will log into Business Web Services through two levels of security:

  • Step 1: log in to the Government of Canada GCKey website.
  • Step 2: log in to Business Web Services using the business licence number and Business Identification Number (BIN).

Proceed to the secure site for
Business Web Services

Update your employee information

Businesses must inform the Canadian Firearms Program of any changes to employees listed on their business firearms licence.

Adding or removing employees

To give an employee access or remove access to Business Web Services, please ensure they are updated to the business licence by having the owner, partner, director or someone indicated by the business as a person in a prescribed relationship, contact the office of the Chief Firearms Officer for your province or territory.

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