Prohibited Weapons - Re-enactment Event Permit - New South Wales


You will require this permit if you intend to conduct a historical or commemorative re-enactment event involving the possession and use of prohibited weapons. The permit authorises you, and the participants in the re-enactment event, to possess and use the weapons. You must be a member of an historic or commemorative club or society or other similar organisation to apply. 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 organise a re-enactment event using prohibited weapons, you must be a member of an historic or commemorative club or society or other similar organisation.

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


This permit will be issued for one event lasting several days or for periodic events over 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.