Paintball Operator Licence - Northern Territory


You will be required to apply for a paintball operator licence if you intend to operate a paintball business in the Northern Territory.

A paintball operator licence authorises the holder, and the representative, to possess and use paintball firearms and pellets for carrying on the business of paintball operator at the paintball range specified in the licence.

If you require any further information, please contact the agency.

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 the paintball operator licence, you must:

  • intends to operate a paintball business in the Northern Territory
  • be 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
  • can 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.

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


5 years.


Common Fees details for this service in table format.

Type Amount
Application $622.00

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1997 Northern Territory

Regulation(s) name

Firearms Regulations 1997 Northern Territory

Administering agency

Northern Territory Police, Fire & Emergency Services

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 & Records Unit

Northern Territory Police, Fire & Emergency Services

Operating address: Peter McAulay Centre
McMillans Road
Berrimah NT 0828
Mailing address: PO Box 39764
Winnellie NT 0821
Phone: 0889223543
Fax: 0889223540
Website: Police General Enquiries (Opens in new window)