Shooter's Licence - Northern Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to own, possess, purchase or discharge firearms for non-commercial purposes. The type of firearm authorised under the licence will depend on the licence holder's 'genuine reason' for using a firearm, including:

  • recreational shooting
  • hunting
  • sports shooting.

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:

  • be subject to conviction checks and domestic violence or restraining order checks
  • be a fit and proper person
  • be 18 or older
  • have access to an approved storage facility
  • provide safe storage documentation
  • have completed an approved firearms training safety course.


Five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fee information is in the attached fee resource.

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.