Pistol Permit (Medical Disability) - New South Wales

Description

You can apply for this permit if you intend to possess and / or use a pistol for the purpose of undertaking hunting, fishing, farming or grazing activities (in relation to your occupation). This permit will only be issued if you can provide evidence from a medical practitioner that you have a medical condition or disability that prevents you from using a rifle or shotgun.

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:

  • submit the application form and provide the required documentation
  • submit the legitimate reason form with all the required information (including evidence from a medical practitioner that supports your special need to use a pistol)
  • provide proof of identity (if no other NSW firearms licence or permit is held or has been held)
  • pay the required fee.

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 firearms safety training course and provide evidence of this with your application.

Further eligibility criteria is outlined in the attached documents. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

The permit will be issued for a maximum term of 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)