Prohibited Weapons - Animal Management Permit - New South Wales


You will require this permit if you intend to possess and use a blow gun or blow pipe for the purpose of managing animals. This permit is generally issued to veterinary practitioners or organisations that care for animals. This permit also authorises a person (for example, an employee) listed on the permit to possess and use a blow gun or blow pipe for the same purpose.

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 be a:

  • veterinary practitioner
  • student enrolled in a veterinary science course or
  • a person applying on behalf of an organisation with primarily responsibility for the management of animals.

Further eligibility criteria and details of the information you must provide with your application are outlined in the attached documents.


Maximum of 5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $127.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $25.00

For each additional person authorised by the permit. Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Weapons Prohibition Act 1998 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Weapons Prohibition 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.