Permit to Acquire a Firearm - South Australia


You will need this permit if you intend to acquire a firearm. Your application must be approved before you purchase any firearm. The firearm must then be registered by the new owner at a Police Station. The transfer of possession from the old owner to the new owner must be witnessed by an authorised person.

Service type


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


One, three or five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $41.00

Registration of firearm. Fees for 2021-22.

Administering agency

South Australia Police

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:

South Australia Police

South Australia
Mailing address: Licencing Enforcement Branch, SA Police
GPO Box 1539
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 08 7322 3342
Website: (Opens in new window)