Registration of Firearms - South Australia

Service summary

An "Application for Permit to Acquire a Firearm" must be approved by the Firearms Branch before purchase of any firearm. The firearm must then be registered by the new owner at a Police Station. The transfer of possession from the old owner to the new owner must be witnessed by an authorised person.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To Register a Firearm you must be the holder of a current SA Firearms Licence. (forms can be obtained from your local Police Station) and 100 Points of Identification will be required.

Duration

Ongoing until sold.

Fees

$81

Additional information

Forms are available from your local police station.

Administering agency

South Australia Police

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1977 (South Australia)

Contact details

Front Desk

Operating address:
Your local police station

Website:

http://www.police.sa.gov.au/sapol/home.jsp Opens in a new browser window

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