Firearm Dealers Licence - Australian Capital Territory

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to operate as a firearms dealer at a specified premises. Dealing in firearms includes the following activities:

  • Manufacture, acquire, disposes of, repair, maintain or test firearms or firearm parts
  • Possess firearms for the purpose of disposing, repairing, maintaining or testing
  • Possess firearm parts for the purpose of manufacturing firearms
  • Store firearms for someone else.

A firearms dealer also includes an individual who is a club armourer for an approved club. Club armourers are permitted to buy firearms, firearm parts, or dispose of firearms to people who are members of the approved club.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type

Licence

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:

  • Complete an accredited course of instruction approved by the Agency (pistols and/or revolvers only)
  • Be judged a fit and proper person by the Agency
  • Provide a genuine reason
  • Be 18 years of age or over
  • Be able to prove your identity through a system similar to the criteria for opening a bank account
  • Be a resident of the ACT
  • Not be subject to a firearms prohibition order
  • Pay the relevant application fees.

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

Duration

Licences are valid for 5 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount
Apply Application $1400.00

Approval Time

No less than 28 days.

Additional Information

Please be aware that your licence may be subject to conditions.

Administering agency

Australian Federal Police

Contact details

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

Enquiries, ACT Firearms Registry

Operating address: Cnr Nettlefold and Lathlain Street
Belconnen
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address: GPO BOX 401
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 62567777
Fax: 02 62567758
Email: actfirearmsregistry@afp.gov.au