Approval of Clubs - Australian Capital Territory


You will require this approval if you intend to operate a collectors, hunting or shooting club.

  • A collectors club is a club that holds regular meetings and activities that are in relation to the collection of firearms and promotes, or encourages the collection of firearm;
  • A hunters club conducts regular recreational hunting activities requiring the use of firearms; and
  • A shooting club conducts regular shooting competitions or other activities requiring the use of firearms and promotes or encourages the sport of shooting.

Please be aware that conditions will vary depending on the type of club.

Please use the contact details below to find out 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 for this approval you have to provide documents and materials which prove that the club is a corporation.

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


As specified on the approval.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Approval of Clubs - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1996 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Firearms Regulation 2008 ACT

Administering agency

Australian Federal Police

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, ACT Firearms Registry

Australian Federal Police

Operating address: 86 Vicars Street
Mitchell, Australian Capital Territory 2911
Mailing address: GPO BOX 401
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6133 2122
Contact us website: ACT Firearms Registry (Opens in new window)