Prohibited Weapons - Body Armour Vest Permit - New South Wales

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to possess body armour vests for employees to wear. This permit is only available for security firms, a person on behalf of a security firm, or a person on behalf of a media organisation. Please note that:

  • A permit issued to a security firm authorises the acquisition of body armour vests for use by employees;
  • A permit issued to an employee of a security firm authorises the possession and use of the employer's body armour vests only; and
  • A permit issued to a media organisation authorises the acquisition of body armour vests for use by employees listed on the permit.

If you are applying as a media organisation, you must outline why you require the use of a body armour vest for employees, including the risk posed to the employee due to civil unrest or warfare. This permit will restrict the number of body armour vests your organisation is authorised to acquire according to business needs.

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:

  • Operate a security firm, or be an employee of a security firm; or
  • Operate a media organisation, or be an employee of a media organisation;
  • Complete the application form and genuine reason form with the required documentation; and
  • Pay the required fee.

Further eligibility criteria and details of the information you must provide with your application are 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 Amount Description
Apply Application $127.00 -
Apply Application $25.00

For each additional person authorised by the permit.

Act(s) name

Weapons Prohibition Act 1998 NSW

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)