Prohibited Weapons - Arms Fair Permit - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to conduct an arms fair that involves displaying, buying or selling prohibited weapons. You must be a holder of a current prohibited weapons dealer permit or a current theatrical armourer weapons permit to apply. An arms fair is an event involving the temporary display of firearms and / or ammunition for the purposes of sale or exhibition and to which the general public has access.

Please be aware that you can apply to have your employees authorised by your permit to assist in conducting and supervising the arms fair. 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 you must:

  • Hold a weapons dealer permit or theatrical weapons armourer permit;
  • Ensure that the premises nominated is suitable to be used as an arms fair;
  • Submit the application form and genuine reason form with the required documentation; and
  • 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 for the duration of the arms fair.

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:

02 6670 8590

Phone:

1300 362 562

Fax:

02 6670 8558
firearmsenq@police.nsw.gov.au

Supporting information

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