Firearm Safari Tour Permit - New South Wales

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to operate organised safari tours that involve the possession and / or use of firearms. This permit only allows you to possess and / or use category A or category B firearms, which includes:

  • air rifles
  • rimfire rifle (other than self-loading)
  • shotgun / rimfire combinations
  • shotgun (other than pump action or self-loading)
  • muzzle loading firearms (other than pistols)
  • centre-fire rifle (other than self-loading)
  • shot gun / centre-fire combinations.

Permits can be issued to individuals or businesses.

Please consult the Contact Officer for 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 permit you must:

  • provide evidence of prior written permission from the owner of any land on which you propose to conduct the safari tours
  • provide details of the locations and areas in which tours will be conducted and the names and types of game to be hunted
  • provide a certificate of successful completion of a firearms safety training course for longarms (if you have never held a firearms licence or permit in New South Wales)
  • provide details of the safe handling instructions of firearms that will be provided to participants
  • submit the required applications forms and the requested documentation
  • pay the required fees.

Businesses, clubs or other organisations must supply their ABN, ACN, and business registration certificate and public liability insurance documentation.

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

Duration

Maximum of five years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $500.00

Transfer

You cannot transfer this permit to another person.

Administering agency

Department of Justice

NSW Police Force

Firearms Registry

Contact details

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

Permits Unit

Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 1
Murwillumbah, New South Wales 2484
Phone: 1300 362 562
Phone: 02 6670 8590
Fax: 02 6670 8558
Email: permits@police.nsw.gov.au
Website: Firearms Registry (Opens in new window)