RSL Display Permit - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this permit if you operate a RSL or affiliated club or association and intend to possess and display firearms that have been used as weapons of war on premises nominated in the permit.

Please note that prohibited firearms must be made permanently unusable and non-prohibited firearms must be made temporarily unusable. All firearms must also be registered.

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:

  • Ensure all firearms are registered, except those antique firearms afforded an exemption from the registration;
  • Ensure that prohibited firearms are rendered permanently inoperable;
  • Ensure all other firearms that are part of the display have been rendered temporarily inoperable by removing the bolt or firing mechanism and keeping it separate from the firearm in a locked container of an approved type, or by using a trigger lock of an approved type;
  • Ensure all firearms are displayed subject to conditions imposed;
  • Provide proof of identity (if no other NSW firearms licence or permit is held or been held);
  • Submit the application form with the requirement documentation;
  • Submit a business declaration form;
  • Submit a legitimate reason form with the required documentation; and
  • Pay any required fees.

Businesses, clubs or other organisations must supply their ABN, ACN, business registration certificate and public liability insurance documentation.

Further eligibility requirement details are 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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