Commissioner's Firearms Permit - Other - New South Wales

Description

You may apply for this permit if you intend to possess or use firearms for a specific legitimate reason not covered by an existing firearms licence or permit. As part of this application you have to provide evidence that you have a legitimate reason to possess or use a firearm. Your application will be evaluated by the commissioner.

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:

  • submit the application form and legitimate reason form accompanied by all requested documentation (including evidence of legitimate reason for the permit)
  • provide proof of identity (if no other NSW firearms licence or permit is held or has been held)
  • pay the required fees.

Please be aware that if you have never held a firearms licence or permit in NSW, or you do not currently hold an equivalent issued firearms licence or permit interstate, you will be required to complete a firearm safety training course. Further eligibility criteria is outlined in the attached documents. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

The permit will be issued for a maximum term of 5 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $75.00

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Fact Sheet - Commissioner's Firearms Permit - PDF

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1996 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Firearms Regulation 2017 NSW

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

Firearms Registry

NSW Police Force

Department of Justice

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)