You will require this licence if you intend to collect and possess firearms that have a historical, commemorative, and thematic or investment value.
A firearm manufactured on or after 1 January 1900 must be rendered temporarily incapable of being fired by removal of the bolt, firing pin or the use of a trigger lock. Category C or D firearms in the collection must be rendered permanently inoperable.
This licence does not permit the collection of ammunition; this is a separate application process to which other conditions will apply.
Please use the contact details below to find out more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this licence you must:
- Be a member of a club or association approved by the Agency
- The collection must be of a significant commemorative, historical, thematic or investment value
- Submit an application form and any associated documentation
- Pay the required fees.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Please lodge your application form and any associated documentation directly with the Agency.
No less than 28 days.
Australian Federal Police
Firearms Act 1996 (Australian Capital Territory)
Firearms Regulation 2008 (Australian Capital Territory)
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