Minor's Permit - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this permit if you are under the age of 18 and intend to use or possess a firearm. The firearm must be used under the supervision of a holder of a firearm licence or a person approved to supervise the use by minors of firearms to which the permit relates.

Minors aged 14 years and under 18 years may receive instruction in the safe use of the firearm not necessarily on an approved range. If you are aged 12 and under 14 years, instruction and the use of the firearm must take place on an approved range.

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:

  • be between the ages of 12 and 18 years of age
  • have the written approval of your parents / guardians
  • complete the prescribed application form
  • pay any required fees.

It is a condition of this licence that the licence holder, or approved guardian, is familiar and willing to comply with all relevant current state and commonwealth legislation.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Unless cancelled, a Minors Permit remains in force until you turn 18 years of age.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$29.07

Concession holder discount available.

Other resources

Lodgement

Apply

This form is to be lodged with the Commissioner of Police at any Service Tasmania outlet.


Administering agency

Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management
Tasmania Police

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1996 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Firearms Regulations 2016 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries, Firearms Unit
Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management
Tasmania Police


Mailing address:
GPO BOX 308
Hobart, Tasmania 7001

Phone:

03 6173 2720
firearms.services@police.tas.gov.au

Supporting information

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