International Visitors Permit - Northern Territory


You will need this permit if you are an international visitor, and you intend to bring a Category A, B or H firearm into the Northern Territory for safari hunting or competition shooting.

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 you must:

  • provide a colour passport photograph
  • provide a photocopy of your current Firearms Licence 
  • provide a photocopy of your current registration certificate for the firearms for which the permit is required
  • provide a full detailed list of all firearms (make, model, serial number, type) and ammunition
  • provide copy of your passport.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $81.00

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.