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 Description
Apply Application All

Please check with the agency for information on fees to be submitted.

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 and 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: 08 8922 3543
Fax: 08 8922 3540
Email: firearmsregistry@pfes.nt.gov.au
Website: Police General Enquiries (Opens in new window)