Shooting Gallery Licence - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to operate a shooting gallery in Western Australia. Air rifles up to 0.22 calibre may be used at your shooting gallery.

Your shooting range must comply with the Western Australian Police Standards of Approval. Your application must include:

  • the application form
  • plans of your range
  • photographs of your range
  • plans of locality, showing the site of your range
  • evidence of ownership, lease, or authority to use the site of the range
  • a letter from the Council demonstrating there are no objections to the use of the site for shooting
  • a copy of your Range Orders
  • a copy of your public liability insurance policy
  • a copy of the letter of authority, if firing rights over private or state owned property is involved
  • if outdoors and not fully baffled, a range danger area template.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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 a shooting gallery licence you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old;
  • Provide a 100 point proof of identification;
  • Obtain a firearms awareness certificate; and
  • Be a fit and proper person to hold a firearms licence.

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


12 months.


GeneralDuplicate Certificate$33.00

Administering agency

WA Police
Police Licensing Services

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1973 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Firearms Regulations 1974 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries, Firearms
WA Police
Police Licensing Services

Mailing address:
Locked Bag 9
East Perth
Western Australia 6892


1300 171 011


08 9454 1522

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