Prohibited Weapons - RSL Display Permit - New South Wales


You will need this permit if you operate a Returned and Services League of Australia (RSL), club or association and intend to possess and display prohibited weapons on your premises. This permit will only be issued if the prohibited weapon for which the permit is sought has been used as a weapon of war. 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:

  • operate an RSL or any club or association affiliated with an RSL
  • the prohibited weapon you intend to display must be a weapon of war.

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.