Certification for the Import Firearms - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this certification if you intend to import firearms into Victoria. This certification is also needed if you intend to import the following:

  • paintball markers
  • imitation firearms
  • firearm ammunition, parts or accessories.

The movement of firearms and firearm parts is controlled primarily by the Australian Customs and Border Patrol Service. Customs require Victoria Police to certify that residents intending to import firearms are licensed to receive them. Without this certification (also known as an import permit) the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service will not release the item to you.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the responsible agency for more information regarding requirements.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

No fees apply to this certification, but applying for a permit to acquire a new firearm does attract a processing fee. Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Victoria Police

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1996 (Victoria)

Contact details

Licensing Services Division
Victoria Police


Phone:

1300 651 645

Fax:

03 9247 6485
licensingservices@police.vic.gov.au

Supporting information

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