Authority to Purchase Prohibited Weapons or Body Armour - Northern Territory


You will require specific purchase authority to purchase prohibited weapons or body armour. Body armour is a garment or item that is designed, intended or adapted for the purpose of protecting the body from the effects of a weapon, including a firearm. Prohibited weapons are prescribed under the regulation. 

A separate specific purchase authority is required for each prohibited weapon or body armour you intend to purchase.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible you must:

  • be the holder of an approval to purchase and possess a prohibited weapon or body armour of the type to which the authority is to relate; or
  • be exempt from compliance in relation to the purchase and possession of prohibited weapons or body armour generally or a prohibited weapon or body armour to the types to which the authority is to relate.



As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $41.00

Fees for 2023-24

Administering agency

Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services

Police Civil Employment Unit

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.