Firearms Instructor Permit - New South Wales

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to act as a firearms instructor. This permit authorises you to possess and use firearms, for the purpose of instruction and accreditation of security guards, employees of Government agencies and certain employees of security firms in the safe use of firearms.

This permit also authorises course participants to possess and use firearms while under your direct supervision.

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 possess:

  • an instructor accreditation
  • a 2D Security Trainers Licence
  • a Master Security Licence
  • a Category H Firearms Business Licence.

To conduct instruction as an employee of a licensed security firm you must possess:

  • evidence of successful completion of an approved Instructor training course from an approved provider
  • a Class 2D Security Trainers Licence.

You are required to submit the application form, business declaration form and legitimate reason form along with all the requested documentation and the required fee.

Further details are outlined in the attached documents.

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

Duration

5 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

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)