Prohibited Weapons - Overseas Competitor Permit - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this permit if you are from overseas (outside of Australia) and you intend to visit NSW for the purpose of participating in a competition involving prohibited weapons. The competition must be conducted by an approved sporting organisation. 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:

  • Not be a resident of Australia and intend to visit NSW for competition purposes;
  • 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 issue date will be one day prior to your arrival in NSW and the permit will expire the date of your departure from NSW. The permit can be issued to you either before arrival in NSW or after arrival.

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:

02 6670 8590

Phone:

1300 362 562

Fax:

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

Supporting information

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