Approval to Possess Ammunition as a Collector - Australian Capital Territory


You will require this approval if you intend to possess ammunition as a collector. Ammunition includes any projectiles, such as bullets and rockets that can be discharged from a weapon.

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 the approval you must:

  • Be a collector of ammunition
  • Be aged 18 years or over
  • Make sure the collection of ammunition does not, and will not, consist of more rounds of ammunition than the Registrar considers reasonable in the interests of public safety
  • Provide any documents as required by the Agency
  • Submit an application form
  • Pay all relevant application fees.

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


5 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $44.00


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Ammunition Collection Application - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1996 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: Cnr Nettlefold and Lathlain Street
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address: GPO BOX 401
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6256 7777
Fax: 02 6256 7758