Heirloom Firearm Licence - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You may require this licence if:

  • You are the owner of a firearm that has been acquired as a heirloom and there is no genuine reason for having a firearms licence
  • The firearm is part of a collection.

Please be aware that applications can only be made for a single firearm or a matched pair of firearms.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for the licence you must:

  • Provide evidence indicating the firearm is an heirloom. This includes age, how long you have had it in your possession and how it was obtained
  • Ensure the heirloom is permanently inoperable
  • Be a member of an approved collectors club or association.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

5 years.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$44.00

Administering agency

Australian Federal Police

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1996 (Australian Capital Territory)

Regulation(s) name

Firearms Regulation 2008 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

Enquiries, ACT Firearms Registry
Australian Federal Police


Operating address:
Cnr Nettlefold and Lathlain Street
Belconnen
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 401
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

02 62567777

Fax:

02 62567758
actfirearmsregistry@afp.gov.au

Supporting information

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