Prohibited Weapons - Production Permit - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to possess or use prohibited weapons in a film, television or theatrical production. This permit will allow you, or a person nominated by you, to use the weapon, but only in connection with the production specified. Any person nominated by you and listed on the permit must be supervised by you whilst using the prohibited weapon.

This permit is issued when weapons are hired from a theatrical armourer who is not present on site supervising the possession and use of the weapons during production. Please refer to the Schedule 1 Prohibited Weapons document for a full list of prohibited weapons in NSW.

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:

  • The possession or use of the prohibited weapon must be for film, television or a theatrical production;
  • You must complete the application form and genuine reason form with the required documentation; and
  • You must pay the required fee.

Further eligibility criteria and details of the information you must provide with your application are outlined in the attached documents.

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

Duration

The permit will be issued from one day prior to rehearsals to one day after completion of the production to a maximum term of 5 years.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$127.00
Application$25.00

For each additional person authorised by the permit.

Administering agency

Department of Justice
NSW Police Force
Firearms Registry

Act(s) name

Weapons Prohibition Act 1998 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Weapons Prohibition Regulation 2009 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Justice
NSW Police Force
Firearms Registry


Mailing address:
Locked Bag 1
Murwillumbah
New South Wales 2484

Phone:

1300362562

Phone:

02 66708590

Fax:

02 66708558
firearmsenq@police.nsw.gov.au

Supporting information

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