Heirloom Firearm Licence - Australian Capital Territory


If the owner of a firearm that has been acquired as an heirloom is unable to establish a genuine reason for having a firearms licence, or if the firearm is part of a collection, that person is entitled to apply for a heirloom licence.

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.


5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $50.00

Fees for 2023-24

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.