Firearms Museum Licence - Tasmania


You will require this licence if you intend to show or exhibit firearms at specified premises. The firearms must be of a specified category.

If you intend to carry or use any firearm your licence permits you to collect you must further apply to the Agency for permission to do so. This may include to use or carry a firearm at a commemorative or historical event held on an approved range.

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 to apply for this licence, you must be 18 years or over and:

  • have satisfactorily completed an approved firearms safety course
  • be able to meet the storage and safety requirements specified in Act
  • hold appropriate current professional indemnity insurance
  • pay any required fees.

You must indicate the purpose of the exhibition or show in your application, and list the locations where the firearms will be exhibited or shown.

Applications will be subject to an inspection of the premises and the storage and safekeeping facilities in order to determine if those conditions meet the requirements of the Act.

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.


Three years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $207.36 -
Apply Application All $165.88



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

Lodgement process


Please lodge your application with the Commissioner of Police at any Service Tasmania outlet.

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:

Enquiries, Firearms Unit

Tasmania Police

Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management

Mailing address: GPO BOX 308
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6173 2720