Join Us

T.K.R.A. welcomes all sports enthusiasts, sport supporters and keen shooters to join our growing family, and help us encourage and develop Shooting Sports in Kottayam District. We appreciate support and interest from:

  • All residents of Kerala who are keen in developing their shooting capacity,
  • Civilians who are in need of training to handle guns,
  • Civilians who have applied for an Arms License, and require a CRT (Civilian Rifle Training) certification,
  • Other associations who wish to be affiliated to the T.K.R.A, and
  • Donors who appreciate the value of contributing for development of Sport activities.
The Kottayam Rifle Association is a Sports body and strictly follows certain rules and regulations in taking in members, promoting shooting activities, as well as in practice. As part of the norms, those who are interested in joining the association as a member, will have to provide certain verification documentation, and follow the process as mentioned below. After successfully joining as a member, T.K.R.A. will offer the best available facilities in promoting shooting sports.
The procedure to join the T.K.R.A. is as follows:
The applicant to give copies of the following:
  • Passport size photos - 4 nos. (Out this 2 will have to be affixed on each of the Application Form and other 2 photos are for office use)
  • Attested copy  (by Gazetted Officer) of the age proof – 2 copies.
  • Attested copy (by Gazetted Officer) of any two address proof  – 2 copies each. (Voters ID, Passport, Driving Licence, Aadhaar Card)
  • Attested copies of existing Gun Licences – 2 copies of each.
  • Membership ID cards of other Associations or Clubs – 2 copies each.

Junior Members (age above 18 to 21) and Youth Members (age above 12 to 18) will be admitted only on getting a certificate from the Head of the Institute regarding their character and antecedents. Their membership is for 3 years and subject to renewal. They have no voting rights.

The application along with the required fees should be submitted to the Secretary. Applications that are complete in all respect will be placed before the succeeding Executive Committee meeting for approval. On approval, one set of the application will be kept in the Office of the Association and the other one will be forwarded to the Chief of Police, Kottayam, through the applicant for Police Verification.

Membership to the Association is subject to Police verification. The Secretary will intimate the applicant about his admission to the Association on receipt of the Police Verification report. Subscription period (except for Patron & Life member) will be from 1st April to next March 31st . Subscription should be renewed within three months of it expiry, failing which the membership will stand cancelled automatically.


Membership Fees
Sl No Type Fees in INR
1 Patron Membership 50,000/-
2 Life Membership 30,000/-
3 Ordinary Membership 12,500/-
4 Spouce and Children 50% of Life Membership Fees


To Download the application form, CLICK HERE.




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Off days: Monday & Tuesday.