Law prohibits manufacture, conversion, possession or sale of arms and ammunition without license. So if a person wants to sell or buy any arms and ammunitions at first he has to obtain license for bringing or taking any arms into or out of Bangladesh. But the main motive of Arms Act 1878 was enacted to disarm the entire nation.

If you have any need of arms for valid and legal reasons with the satisfactory of the authority then here we are to furnish your wish. It is obligatory to a arm’s license seeker to have paid annual income tax about 300000 lac taka for consecutive three years and he/she should be between thirty to seventy years old to get a arm license. He/she must apply to the Deputy Commissioner for arm license.