Certificate of Registration as a Paintball Operator - Tasmania

Description

You will require this registration if you intend to operate a paintball business. Paintball refers to the game in which paintball firearms are used to discharge paintball pellets at people or things.

Before applying for this registration, applicants must first acquire a category A, reason 6 firearm licence. You must also complete an application for a permit to acquire a firearm.

You may only take possession of markers, paintballs and other equipment once both the firearms licence and the application to acquire a firearm have been issued and an inspection of your firearms storage facility has been completed.

Please note that any employees must also hold a category A firearms licence.

Please consult the Contact Officer 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

To be eligible for this registration you must:

    • be a fit and proper person
    • hold a category A firearms licence
    • hold a permit to acquire a firearm licence
    • hold appropriate current professional indemnity insurance
    • hold the required qualifications
    • have satisfactorily completed an approved firearms safety course.
    In addition, you must:
    • ensure your paintball range is suitable for the operation of a paintball business
    • ensure your paintball firearms and paintball pellets are stored in accordance with legislation.

    Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

    Duration

    12 months.

    Fees

    Fees Details for this service in table format.

    Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
    Apply Application All $103.68 -
    Apply Application All $82.94 Concession.

    Forms

    Task Business Structure Resources
    Apply All Application for Certificate of Registration as a Paintball Operator - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
    Apply All Acceptable Methods of Identification - DOC (Opens in new window)

    Act(s) name

    Firearms Act 1996 Tasmania

    Regulation(s) name

    Firearms Regulations 2016 Tasmania

    Application process

    Apply

    The application for the certificate of registration requires you to provide various elements of documentation including proof of:

    • council approval to operate a paintball business at a designated address
    • business name and address
    • indemnity insurance
    • Australian Company Number
    • first aid kit / qualifications
    • ownership of a ballistic chronograph.

    Approval time

    Applications will be processed, usually, within two weeks.

    Administering agency

    Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management

    Tasmania 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:

    Firearms Services

    Tasmania Police

    Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management

    Mailing address: GPO BOX 308
    Hobart, Tasmania 7001
    Phone: 03 6173 2720
    Email: firearms.services@police.tas.gov.au
    Website: Tasmania Police (Opens in new window)