Firearms Licence - South Australia

Service summary

A Firearms licence is required to possess and use handguns and long arms that are registable under the Firearms Act 1977.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.


Long arms - 1, 3 or 5 years; Handguns - 1 year.


Long arms:
1 year - $83
3 years - $218
5 years - $346

Handgun licences are issued - Please contact SA police regarding inquiries.

Administering agency

South Australia Police

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1977 (South Australia)

Contact details

Front Desk

Operating address:
Your local police station

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