Imitation Firearm Permit - Collector - New South Wales


You will need this permit if you intend to possess or use an imitation firearm for the purpose of maintaining imitation firearms in a collection or to display imitation firearms for educational, historical or commemorative purposes.

An imitation firearm is defined as an object that, regardless of its colour, weight or composition or the presence or absence of any moveable parts, substantially duplicates in appearance a firearm but is not a firearm. This does not include anything that is produced and identified as a children's toy.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility criteria will vary depending on the type of permit you are applying for. Details are outlined in the attached documents.


5 years maximum


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $75.00

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $40.00

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1996 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Firearms Regulation 2017 New South Wales



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.