Security Firm Employee Permit - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this permit if you work for a security firm and have been nominated by the licence holder to sign firearms in and out to armed security guards.

This permit does not authorise the use or acquisition of firearms. If you hold a category H firearms licence (security guard) then you do not require this permit.

All firearms are kept on a register, they are signed out to armed security guards at the start of each period of duty, and then signed in at the end of each period of duty. This is to ensure the safe keep of all firearms.

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 the relevant 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 3 years.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$75.00

Other resources

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 66708590
permits@police.nsw.gov.au

Supporting information

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