Prohibited Weapons - Club Approval - New South Wales


You will require this approval if you operate a weapons club and intend to operate as a collectors club or society, or as a historical or commemorative club or society.

Gaining club approval means that club members can use their membership to support the genuine reasons of historical re-enactment or weapons collection when applying for a Prohibited Weapons Permit. 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 be eligible for this approval, your club must:

  • have been established for at least 3 months
  • have at least 10 active members
  • be affiliated with an approved peak firearms association, which has recommended the granting of the approval
  • provide details of full name, date of birth and residential address of each club member
  • provide a copy of the rules of the club and constitution
  • provide details of any training activities undertaken
  • provide any other information and documentation as requested.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


5 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $127.00 -
Apply Application All $25.00

For each additional person authorised by the permit.

Act(s) name

Weapons Prohibition Act 1998 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Weapons Prohibition Regulation 2017 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Community Services 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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Clubs Unit

Firearms Registry

NSW Police Force

Department of Community Services and Justice

New South Wales
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 5102
Parramatta, New South Wales 2124
Phone: 1300 362 562
Phone: 02 6670 8590
Fax: 02 6670 8558
Website: Firearms Registry (Opens in new window)