Firearms Museum Licence - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to show or exhibit firearms at specified premises. The firearms must be of a specified category.

If you intend to carry or use any firearm your licence permits you to collect you must further apply to the Agency for permission to do so. This may include to use or carry a firearm at a commemorative or historical event held 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 to apply for this licence, you must be 18 years or over and:

  • have satisfactorily completed an approved firearms safety course
  • be able to meet the storage and safety requirements specified in Act
  • hold appropriate current professional indemnity insurance
  • pay any required fees.

You must indicate the purpose of the exhibition or show in your application, and list the locations where the firearms will be exhibited or shown.

Applications will be subject to an inspection of the premises and the storage and safekeeping facilities in order to determine if those conditions meet the requirements of the Act.

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

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

Duration

Three years.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$195.84Concession holder discount available.

Forms

 Resources
Apply Acceptable Methods of Identification - DOC Opens a Word document in a new browser window
Application for Firearms Licence - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window
Application for Firearms Registration - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window

Application for a Firearms Museum Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Lodgement

Apply

Please lodge your application 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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