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; and
  • Pay the relevant fees.

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
Apply Application All $127.00


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Approval of a Prohibited Weapons Club - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.
Apply All Club Executive Nomination / Update Form - PDF (Opens in new window)

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.

Clubs 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)