You require this licence to possess and/or use any Category A, B, C or D weapon for sports/target shooting, recreational shooting or occupational requirement including rural purposes.
The issue of Category C firearms licences is restricted to clay target club members who have a physical need for the type of firearm or where a member has held a current licence in another state for this purpose.
- Cat C for occupational fishermen
- Cat C for occupational on a rural property.
The issue of Category D firearms licences is restricted to occupational culling of animals.
You must lodge the application for renewal at a Queensland Police station at least the day before the expiry date of the licence.
You do this by submitting a completed Form 6A - 'Application for Renewal of Licence' to a Queensland Police station.
You can obtain copies of this form from the website or from a Queensland Police station. Please contact Weapons Licensing Branch for further information.
Your application must be received before the day the licence expires.
Application forms for renewal will be posted to you from the Weapons Licensing Branch, Queensland Police Service. If you do not receive the forms prior to expiry of the licence, the onus is on you, the licensee, to obtain renewal forms from a Queensland Police station or from the website.