Temporary Firearms Permit - Northern Territory

Description

You will need this permit if you have specific reasons to temporarily use a firearm in the Northern Territory.

Where the person seeking the permit is an international visitor involved in either competition shooting or safari hunting purposes, they should apply for an international visitors permit.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

If you are a natural person (not a business or company), you must:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • provide proof you are a resident of the Northern Territory
  • provide proof of identity
  • not be subject to any Domestic Violence Orders in the last 5 years
  • have undertaken an approved fire arm safety course
  • meet safe storage requirements
  • have a genuine reason for holding a licence.

If you are a business or company, you must:

  • provide proof that your business or company is a Northern Territory registered business or an Australian Registered Company
  • provide details of the owners or directors of your company
  • be able to meet safe storage requirements
  • have a genuine need or reason for holding a licence.

Duration

As specified

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $76.00

Fees for 2022-23

Additional information

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.

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.