Laser Game Firearms Permit - New South Wales


You will need this permit if you intend to possess and use firearms for laser games.


There are two types of permits:


  • Imitation Firearms Permit - authorises you to conduct laser games / laser skirmish activities using imitation firearms
  • Modified Firearms Permit - authorises you to conduct gaming activities involving a firearm which has been modified to emit laser or infra-red light beams.

This permit also authorises participants over 18 years old to possess and use the imitation or modified firearms under the supervision and control of the operator.

Service type


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
  • provide proof of identity (if no other NSW firearms licence or permit is held or has been held).

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 may be required to complete a firearm safety training course.


Further 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

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

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.