Minor's Permit - Tasmania


You will require this permit if you are under the age of 18 and intend to use or possess a firearm. The firearm must be used under the supervision of a holder of a firearm licence or a person approved to supervise the use by minors of firearms to which the permit relates.

Minors aged 14 years and under 18 years may receive instruction in the safe use of the firearm not necessarily on an approved range. If you are aged 12 and under 14 years, instruction and the use of the firearm must take place 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 for this permit, you must:

  • be between the ages of 12 and 18 years of age
  • have the written approval of your parents / guardians
  • complete the prescribed application form
  • pay any required fees.

It is a condition of this licence that the licence holder, or approved guardian, is familiar and willing to comply with all relevant current state and commonwealth legislation.

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


Unless cancelled, a Minors Permit remains in force until you turn 18 years of age.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $30.78 -
Apply Application All $24.62 Concession.

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1996 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Firearms Regulations 2016 Tasmania

Lodgement process


This form is to be lodged 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
Email: firearms.services@police.tas.gov.au