Firearm Instructors Licence - Northern Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to possess and use firearms for the purpose of conducting approved firearms training and safety courses. 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.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for a licence, you must:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • prove your identity in accordance with requirements under the Financial Transactions Report Act (1988)
  • meet the safe storage requirements under the Firearms Act and Regulations
  • have a genuine reason for holding a licence
  • have undertaken an approved Firearm Safety and Training Course.

If you require any further information on eligibility please contact the agency.


5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $121.00

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.