Registration of Firearms - South Australia


An "Application for Permit to Acquire a Firearm" must be approved by the Firearms Branch before purchase of 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.

Eligibility requirements

To Register a Firearm you must be the holder of a current SA Firearms Licence. (forms can be obtained from your local Police Station) and 100 Points of Identification will be required.


1,3 or 5 years.


2019-2020 fees:
$94 1 year
$245 3 years
$389 5 years

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 2015 South Australia

Additional information

100 points of ID

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.

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Officer in Charge

Operating address: Police Headquarters
100 Angas Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address: GPO Box 1539
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 0873223346
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