Heirloom Firearm Licence - Australian Capital Territory


You may need this licence if:

  • you are the owner of a firearm that has been acquired as a heirloom and there is no genuine reason for having a firearms licence
  • the firearm is part of a collection.

Please be aware that applications can only be made for a single firearm or a matched pair of firearms.

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 licence you must:

  • provide evidence indicating the firearm is an heirloom. This includes age of firearm, how long you have had it in your possession and how it was obtained
  • ensure the heirloom is permanently inoperable
  • be a member of an approved collectors club or association.

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 $47.00

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1996 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Firearms Regulation 2008 Australian Capital Territory

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
Email: actfirearmsregistry@afp.gov.au
Website: ACT Firearms Registry (Opens in new window)