You will require this approval if you intend to run a business or other organisation that will possess firearms. Business activities that may involve firearms include:
- operating a firearm club
- operating in the security and prison industry
- engaging in primary production
- engaging in professional hunting.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this licence, you must:
- be a registered company or incorporated association
- have adequate public liability insurance
- pay the required fees
- submit a properly completed application form.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Up to 5 years.
Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.
Firearms Act 1996 (Victoria)
Firearms Regulations 2008 (Victoria)
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