Armourer's licence - Queensland


You require this licence if you are an individual or an organisation who intend to operate a business that stores, manufactures, modifies or repairs some weapons. This licence may be endorsed for weapon categories A, B, C, D, E, H, M and R.

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:

  • have attained at least 18 years of age
  • have a registered business providing details of the enterprise (e.g. sole provider)
  • provide a company extract detailing office holders of the company
  • have approval from local council authority
  • have completed the Statement of Attainment for the relevant categories of weapons
  • have adequate knowledge of safety practices relating to the use and maintenance of weapons for the category of weapons applied for
  • provide a resume or details of experience with firearms relating to industry
  • provide information on tools and equipment
  • provide information on work intentions
  • be a fit and proper person with specific reference to mental state, misuse of drugs and / or firearms and offences involving violence or threatened violence
  • have demonstrated ability to manufacture, modify or repair weapons.

Your business premises and all storage and display facilities must be reasonably secure from unlawful entry and comply with the minimum safety standards as prescribed by the regulations.


Up to five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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You can find the current fees here.

Administering agency

Queensland Police Service

Weapons Licensing

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:

Weapons Licensing

Queensland Police Service

Mailing address: GPO Box 892
Queensland 4001
Phone: 07 3015 7777
Contact us website: Weapons Licensing Question (Enquiry) Form (Opens in new window)