Prohibited Weapons - Instructor Permit - New South Wales


You will require this permit if you intend to possess and use a prohibited weapon for the purpose of instructing, training or competing in a specific sport or recreational activity. This permit also authorises anyone receiving instruction or training from you to possess and use a prohibited weapon under your direct supervision. Instruction may only be conducted at a premises specified in the permit.

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 be accredited as an instructor by an approved body or be a registered training organisation that conducts a prohibited weapons training course that is accredited under the Act

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


Maximum of five 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.

Supporting information