Retrieving Trial Firearms Permit - New South Wales

Service summary

This permit will authorise you, on behalf of a club affiliated with the Australian National Kennel Council, to conduct organised activities involving the possession and use of a firearm for the purposes of retrieving trials for dogs.

A retrieving trial is an event during which competitions involving registered gundogs are conducted, to determine their relative merits in the field under conditions which closely imitate those which would be found whilst hunting. An integral aspect of this is the use of shotguns to discharge primers and the retrieval by the dog of an item.

Please be aware that this permit also authorises possession of non-prohibited firearms for the purpose of enabling other persons (club members) to participate in retrieving trials.

Please consult the Contact Officer for 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 permit you must:

  • Submit the application form and legitimate reason form accompanied by all requested documentation;
  • Provide proof of identity (if no other NSW firearms licence or permit is held or has been held); and
  • Pay the required fees.

Please be aware that if you have never held a firearms licence or permit in NSW, or you do not currently hold an equivalent issued firearms licence or permit interstate, you may be required to complete a firearm safety training course.

Further eligibility criteria is outlined in the attached documents.

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

Duration

The permit will be issued for a maximum term of 5 years.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$75.00

Administering agency

Department of Justice
NSW Police Force
Firearms Registry

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1996 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Firearms Regulation 2006 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries, Permits Unit
Department of Justice
NSW Police Force
Firearms Registry


Mailing address:
Locked Bag 1
Murwillumbah
New South Wales 2484

Phone:

02 6670 8590
permits@police.nsw.gov.au

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