Firearm Club Licence - Northern Territory


You will need this licence if your club intends to own firearms the use of club members.

A firearm club may include the following and operate for purposes connected with the discharge of firearms:

  • shooting unions
  • associations
  • clubs
  • other groups of people.

Your club must be licensed and have the facilities used by the club inspected by a qualified range inspector and approved by the Commissioner of Police as being safe for use by club members as well as the public.

Due to the specialised nature of this type of licence, applicants are advised to contact the agency for further advice.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Licence holders must:

  • comply with the relevant safe keeping and storage requirements under the Firearms Act 1997
  • not permit any unauthorised person to possess or use a firearm in the holder's possession
  • permit a police officer to inspect, at any reasonable time, the holder's facilities for the storage and safe keeping of firearms
  • not possess an amount of ammunition that exceeds the amount authorised in writing by the Commissioner.


5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $556.00

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.