Temporary International Firearms Licence - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

If you hold a foreign firearms licence, you may apply for a temporary international firearms licence. A foreign firearms licence is a licence or permit in force under the law of a foreign country that authorises the use or possession of a firearm.

This licence will be issued in the category that the Agency believes best corresponds with your foreign licence and may be subject to conditions.

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 this licence you must:

  • Submit a completed application form;
  • Be 18 years of age;
  • Hold a foreign firearms licence;
  • Provide evidence of your current passport and any other documents that may be required;
  • Have a genuine reason for possessing or using a firearm;
  • Be judged to be a fit and proper person by the Agency; and
  • Pay the prescribed fee.

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

Duration

Duration does not exceed 3 months.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$44.00

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Temporary International Firearms Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

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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