Registered Firearm User - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this registration if you intend to use a firearm registered by another person of a kind that is authorised under your pre-existing licence.

This registration applies to a holder of the following licences:

  • Category A: an air rifle, rim-fire rifle (other than self-loading), a shotgun (other than pump action or self-loading) and any shotgun and rim-fire rifle combinations
  • Category B: a muzzle-loading firearm, centre-fire rifle (other than self-loading), and shotgun and centre-fire rifle combinations
  • Category C: only available to primary producers, people employed or engaged in primary production, or bona fide firearms collectors (subject to certain conditions)
  • Category H: pistols are only available to members of pistol clubs, persons employed as firearms dealers, security guards and security agents, or a bona fide firearms collector (subject to certain conditions).
  • firearms dealer licence
  • paintball marker 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, you will need to:

  • hold an eligible firearms licence
  • have the consent of the firearm owner.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $19.00

Fees for 2024-25


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.