Prohibited Weapons - Dealer Permit - New South Wales


You will require this permit if you intend to carry on a business as a Prohibited Weapons Dealer. This permit authorises you to possess, buy, sell, manufacture, test or repair prohibited weapons specified in your permit. You may only operate at the premises specified in the permit, or at other approved premises. Please refer to the Schedule 1 Prohibited Weapons document for a full list of prohibited weapons in NSW.

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:

  • demonstrate that you propose to or are carrying on a genuine commercial enterprise
  • ensure your premises is suitable for carrying the business of a weapons dealer
  • ensure your premises is compliant with any local consent(s) or approval(s)
  • have and maintain a public liability insurance policy of not less than $10 million.

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


The permit will be issued for a maximum term 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.