Shooter's Licence - Northern Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to own, possess, purchase or discharge firearms for non-commercial purposes. A shooter's licence is the most common licence and authorises the holder to possess and use only firearms of a category specified on the licence.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for a shooters licence, you must:

  • be subject to conviction checks and domestic violence or restraining order checks
  • be deemed a fit and proper person
  • be over the age of 18
  • have completed an approved firearms training safety course.


Class A or B - 10 years; Class C - 5 years; Class H - 5 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $219.00

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 & Records Unit

Police Civil Employment Unit

Northern Territory Police, Fire and 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)