Temporary International Firearms Licence - Australian Capital Territory


If you hold a foreign firearms licence, you may apply for a temporary international firearms licence. A foreign firearms licence is a licence or permit in force under the law of a foreign country that authorises the use or possession of a firearm.

This licence will be issued in the category that the Agency believes best corresponds with your foreign licence and may be subject to conditions.

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 licence you must:

  • be 18 years of age
  • hold a foreign firearms licence
  • provide evidence of your current passport and any other documents that may be required
  • have a genuine reason for possessing or using a firearm
  • be judged to be a fit and proper person by the Agency.


Up to 3 months


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.