Firearms Employees Licence - Northern Territory


This licence must be held by employees who are required by their employer to use a firearm. This licence allows employers to only use firearms as part of their work duties and not for another purpose.

Employees are not permitted under the licence to purchase their own firearms and all firearms used under the licence must belong to the holder of a Corporate Licence.

Service type


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


Five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $111.00

Fees for 2021-22

Additional information

Employees in some occupations, such as security guards or bank guards will require counselling by a legal practitioner regarding the legal force that may be used and must have completed an approved firearms safety and training course.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Officer in Charge, Firearms Policy and Records Unit

Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services

Northern Territory
Operating address: Peter McAulay Centre
McMillans Road
Berrimah NT 0828
Mailing address: PO BOX 39764
Winnellie, Northern Territory 0821
Phone: 08 8922 3543
Fax: 08 8922 3540
Website: Police General Enquiries (Opens in new window)