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.

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 this licence you must:

  • submit a completed application form
  • 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
  • pay the prescribed fee.

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


Duration does not exceed 3 months.


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)