Firearms Dealer Licence - South Australia

Description

You will need this licence if you purchase or sell more than a certain amount of firearms, firearms parts or ammunition in South Australia. You are classified as a firearms dealer if you purchase or sell in any 12-month period:

  • more than 20 firearms
  • more than 20 firearms parts
  • more than 50,000 rounds of ammunition.

This licence authorised you to:

  • purchase, sell or hire out firearms, firearms parts or ammunition
  • handle firearms for the purpose of carrying on the business of a pawnbroker or auctioneer
  • repair, modify or test firearms or firearms parts
  • hold or store firearms or firearms parts for the purpose of repair, safekeeping or disposal.

You will require a separate licence if you intend to use firearms outside the course of your business as a firearms dealer.

Please contact the agency for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You must be over the age of 18 to apply for a firearms dealer licence.

You may need to attend a firearms safety and training course to receive a licence.

Duration

1, 3 or 5 years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All $518.00 Firearms and ammunition 1 year licence fee
Apply Licence All $1509.00

Firearms and ammunition 3 year licence fee

Apply Licence All $2504.00

Firearms and ammunition 5 year licence fee

Apply Licence All $153.00 Ammunition only 1 year licence fee
Apply Licence All $416.00

Ammunition only 3 year licence fee

Apply Licence All $681.00

Ammunition only 5 year licence fee

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Firearms Dealer Application - Please contact the agency for information on forms to be submitted.

Application process

Apply

You will need to initiate the application process by contacting the agency directly.

Transfer

This licence cannot be transferred.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Officer in Charge

Firearms Branch

South Australia Police

Operating address: Police Headquarters
100 Angas Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address: GPO Box 1539
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 0873223346
Email: SAPOL.FirearmsBranch@police.sa.gov.au
Website: https://www.police.sa.gov.au/contact-us/key-contacts (Opens in new window)