Composite Entity Firearms Licence - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this licence if you are a composite entity and intend to possess firearms. A composite entity is a body corporate, partnership or a government agency. Only principals of an organisation are permitted to submit this type of application; principals include the executive officer of a corporation or a head of the Agency.

This licence may only be issued for category A, B, C, D and H firearms, it does not include collectors and heirlooms.

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 firearm licence you must:

  • be a principal of the composite entity and provide evidence of this identity
  • provide genuine reasons for possessing a firearms licence and demonstrate you are a body corporate, partnership or government agency
  • be judged to be a competent, fit and proper person by the Agency.


2 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $339.00

Fees for 2023-24

General Miscellaneous All $49.00

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1996 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Firearms Regulation 2008 Australian Capital Territory

Approval time

Not less than 28 days.

Administering agency

Australian Federal Police - ACT Policing

Contact details

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

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