Prohibited Weapons - Re-enactment Event Permit - New South Wales


You will require this permit if you intend to conduct an historical or commemorative re-enactment event involving the possession and use of prohibited weapons. The permit authorises you, and the participants in the re-enactment event, to possess and use the weapons. You must be a member of an historic or commemorative club or society or other similar organisation to apply. Please refer to the Schedule 1 Prohibited Weapons document for a full list of prohibited weapons in NSW.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To organise a re-enactment event using prohibited weapons you must:

  • Be a member of an historic or commemorative club or society or other similar organisation;
  • Submit 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.


This permit will be issued for one event lasting several days or for periodic events over a maximum term of 5 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $127.00

Act(s) name

Weapons Prohibition Act 1998 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Weapons Prohibition Regulation 2017 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
Website: Firearms Registry (Opens in new window)