Application to Export Controlled Goods and Technology - Australian Government


You will require this permit if you intend to export goods, services or technology listed as controlled in the Defence and Strategic Goods List (DSGL). This permit can cover more than one supply and it can cover a particular supply for a specified period. Controlled goods include items such as:

  • ammunition
  • firearms
  • propellants and constituent chemicals for propellants
  • military ground vehicles
  • production equipment for rockets and missiles.

If you are unsure whether your goods are controlled you can use the Online DSGL Tool. Please consult the Contact Officer for 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 permit you must:

  • complete the current application form
  • submit all relevant supporting documentation, such as End User Statements or Certificates, Technical documentation, purchase orders, Import approval from a foreign country and Firearms or dealers licences
  • provide a valid Defence Export Control System (DECS) Client Registration Number
  • provide the names and addresses of the consignee/s
  • satisfy the Agency that there is no risk the DSGL technology or the goods may go to a country where it may be used in a way contrary to Australia's international obligations or commitments; which may be used to commit human rights abuses or be used in conflicts adverse to Australia's interests.

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


As specified on the permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Defence Trade Controls Act 2012 AG

Regulation(s) name

Defence Trade Controls Regulation 2013 AG

Administering agency

Department of Defence

Defence Export Control Office

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.


Defence Export Control Office

Department of Defence

Mailing address: R1-1-A037 PO Box 7901
Canberra BC
Australian Capital Territory 2610
Phone: 1800 661 066
Phone: 02 6266 7222
Fax: 02 6265 4583