Prohibited Weapons - Heirloom Permit - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to possess a prohibited weapon which has been inherited. Please refer to the Schedule 1 Prohibited Weapons document for a full list of prohibited weapons in NSW. There are no restrictions on the type of prohibited weapons which may be authorised by this permit. However, you must be able to prove that you have inherited the weapon and that it has sentimental value.

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 of this permit you must:

  • Prove that you have inherited the weapon and that it has sentimental value;
  • 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

Maximum of five years.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$127.00

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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