Ammunition Permit - South Australia


You will need this permit if you intend to possess ammunition for a firearm.

Ammunition includes:

  • a cartridge case fitted with a live primer and a projectile
  • a cartridge case fitted with a live primer and containing a propelling charge and a projectile
  • live primers
  • propellants
  • blank cartridges.

Ammunition does not include:

  • inert blank cartridges/drill rounds
  • snap caps or items designed to fit in the breech or chamber to prevent damage to the firing pin
  • paint-balls
  • air pellets.

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:

  • be a fit and proper person
  • have a genuine reason to possess the ammunition.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $44.00

Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Administering agency

South Australia Police

Firearms Branch

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.