Concealable firearm licence - Queensland


You will need this licence if you intend to possess and use air pistols, centre-fire pistols, black powder or rim-fire pistols (category H) that are under 75cm in length, except powerheads.

Concealable firearms are most commonly used for:

  • sport target shooting
  • primary production
  • commercial animal control
  • rural purposes.

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 at least 18 years old
  • reside only in Queensland
  • have a genuine reason for needing a weapons licence
  • be a fit and proper person
  • have completed an approved safety course in weapons safety
  • have a safe and secure place to store the weapon.

You will need to maintain a genuine reason and participation in the required participation shoots (if issued for target shooting).


Up to five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $117.61

Fees for 2024-25

Apply Licence All -

Concealable firearms licence or renewal fee per year:

  • for an approved pistol club member - $26.98
  • for anyone else - $67.47.

Fees for 2024-25

General Duplicate Certificate All $44.84

Application for a replacement licence. Fees for 2024-25

Vary Variation All - You do not need to pay any fees to vary licence conditions but cannot add any other category.


You cannot transfer this licence.

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.