Firearm Heirloom Permit - New South Wales

Description

You will require this permit if you have inherited a firearm and intend to retain possession (not use) of the firearm as an heirloom. This permit only relates to a single firearm or a matched pair of firearms. The firearm must have been inherited within 6 months of applying, and have been rendered permanently inoperable.

Please be aware that this permit does not authorise the purchase of any ammunition. You must comply with the safe keeping storage requirements.

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 that the firearm was inherited within the six months preceding the application being made
  • provide proof of identity (if no other NSW firearms licence or permit is held or been held)
  • submit the application form
  • submit a legitimate reason form with the required documentation
  • pay any required fees.

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 are required to complete a firearm safety training course and provide evidence of this with your application.

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 All $75.00

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1996 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Firearms Regulation 2017 NSW

Application process

Apply

Please refer to the attached documents for information regarding the required documentation to be submitted with your application.

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)