Arms Fair Permit - New South Wales


You will need a permit if you intend to conduct an arms fair where firearms are displayed for sale or exhibition to the public.

There are two types of permits:

  • Arms Fair Permit - authorises you to conduct an arms fair if you are a licensed firearms dealer or club official
  • Arms Fair Participants Permit - authorises you to participate in an approved arms fair conducted in NSW if you also hold a current firearms dealer's licence, firearms collector licence or an ammunition permit.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.



5 Years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $75.00

Fees for 2023-24

General Duplicate Certificate All $75.00

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1996 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Firearms Regulation 2017 New South Wales

Application process


Applications must be lodged at least 21 days before the commencement of the arms fair.



Administering agency

Department of Communities and 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.

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