Import permit - Queensland


You will need this permit if you intend to import weapons or ammunition into Queensland. There are restrictions on the following weapons:

  • semi-automatic firearms
  • high capacity semi-automatic rim fire rifles or shotguns
  • high capacity pump action shotguns
  • fully automatic firearms
  • centre fire rifles with high magazine capacity.

If you are an international visitor who intends to bring firearms into Queensland you will also need to apply for a visitor's licence to use the firearms in Queensland.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit you must:

  • hold the relevant authority, licence or legislated ability to possess the item
  • have a genuine reason for importing the weapon.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please contact the administering agency for information on fees to be submitted.

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)