If you intend to apply for a category 1 or an antique handgun collectors licence, you are required to be a member of a firearm collector's organisation that has been approved by the Chief Commissioner.
If you intend to apply for a category 2 licence, you must:
- have at least 10 firearms in your possession manufactured before 1 January 1947
- have held a category 1 firearm collectors licence for at least 2 years.
If you intend to apply as an ammunition collector, you must be a member of an approved ammunition collector's organisation.