Starting Pistol Permit - New South Wales

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to possess or use a starting pistol for the purpose of any sporting or other approved event. A starting pistol is a pistol that uses blank cartridges only. Permits can be issued to individuals, businesses, clubs or organisations.

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 written confirmation of details of the frequency and location of events or activities to be conducted
  • provide information (including contact details) of each sporting club or organisation with which you are involved
  • provide proof of identity (if no other NSW firearms licence or permit is held or been held)
  • submit the application form with the requirement documentation
  • submit a business declaration form
  • submit a legitimate reason form with the required documentation
  • pay any required fees.

Businesses, clubs or other organisations must supply their ABN, ACN, business registration certificate and public liability insurance documentation.

You may also need to complete an approved firearms safety training course for pistols. This requirement is dependent on whether you have previously held a Category H firearms licence or permit in New South Wales.

Further eligibility requirement details are outlined in the attached documents. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Duration

Up to a 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

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)