Fill in the form, pay your £79.50. Post it to your local police force. Fit a cabinet to a solid wall. Have a home visit from an FEO to check you aren’t a loon and you have security. Licence arrives on door mat.
He does sometimes take a while to reply. I’m booked in for this Saturday and the 28th of December. I know there’s a few pegs free this Saturday with him. Give him another message with your number and he will give you a ring.