Paintball Operator Licence - Northern Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to operate a paintball business. It authorises the holder to possess and use paintball firearms and pellets for the purpose of operating a paintball business.

Licence holders must:

  • comply with the relevant safe keeping and storage requirements
  • 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:

  • have a proprietary limited company with an ACN
  • have a nominated a suitable Representative
  • provide the Commissioner the names and addresses of each person who is a close associate of the company and the particulars of the person associated with the applicant
  • meet the safe storage requirements under the Firearms Act and Regulations for the storage of any firearms and ammunition held on this licence
  • have proof of a public liability insurance policy of more than $10 million dollars
  • have in place the required approvals required under Territory law to construct and operate the paintball range at the nominated location.


Five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $687.00

Fees for 2022-23

Administering agency

Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services

Contact details

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