Import permit - Queensland


You will need this permit if you intend to import weapons or ammunition into Queensland.

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.

Before you import any weapons from overseas, you must ascertain:

  • if you can lawfully import the weapon
  • if you require a licence to possess the weapon in Queensland
  • if a permit to acquire (PTA) is required (a PTA is required for any weapon that requires registration to a Queensland weapons licence).


Up to six months


Six months


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

This application attracts no fee.

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.