Firearm Heirlooms Licence [archive] - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to possess any heirloom firearm. An heirloom firearm means a firearm inherited from an immediate or close relative and can be a single firearm or a matched pair of firearms.

Heirloom firearms must be rendered permanently incapable of being fired.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 licence you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • be a fit and proper person
  • produce evidence that the heirloom firearm has been inherited.

It is a condition of this licence that the licence holder is familiar and willing to comply with all relevant and current State and Commonwealth legislation.

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


Five years from the date of issue.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All $42.12 -
Apply Licence All $33.69



Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Firearms Heirloom Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Apply All Application for a Permit to Acquire a Firearm - PDF (Opens in new window)
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


In order to obtain this licence you must:

  • complete your application form
  • pay the prescribed fee
  • lodge your form with the Commissioner of Police at any Service Tasmania outlet.
You should ensure that your application is signed in the presence of a police officer or the receiving officer.

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
Website: Tasmania Police (Opens in new window)