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.

Please consult with 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 for this firearm licence you must:

  • Submit a completed application form
  • 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
  • Pay the prescribed fee.

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


2 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $312.00 -
General Miscellaneous All $47.00

Replacement licence

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, ACT Firearms Registry

Australian Federal Police - ACT Policing

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