Firearm Dealer's Licence - Victoria

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to operate as a firearm dealer. There are four classes of licence you can apply for:

  • Class 1: Dealing in Category A, B, C, D, E Long arms, General Category Handguns, Category E Handguns and paintball markers
  • Class 2: Dealing in Category A, B, C Long arms, General Category Handguns and paintball markers
  • Class 3: Repairing Category A, B, C, D, E Long arms, General Category Handguns, Category E Handguns and paintball markers
  • Class 4: Dealing in paintball markers.

A licence authorises you to undertake the following activities:

  • acquire firearms, parts or ammunition
  • dispose of firearms, parts or ammunition
  • hire firearms, parts or ammunition
  • lend firearms, parts or ammunition
  • transfer ownership of firearms, parts or ammunition
  • expose or offer for sale any firearms, parts or ammunition
  • manufacture or repair any firearm or parts.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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 licence, you must:

  • be at least twenty-one years old
  • be prepared to have an interview with Victoria Police regarding your application
  • provide details about the business, such as name and address
  • obtain a council endorsement authorising the establishment of your business as a dealer at the address specified
  • submit to a National Police Check, with a full set of fingerprints
  • provide details of all persons employed, or proposed to be employed, in the business who will have access to, possess, carry, or use the firearms
  • pay any prescribed fees.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You must notify the agency of any changes to your address or other information detailed in your licence within fourteen days of the change occurring.

You will need to abide by any conditions imposed by the agency, including the storage, sale and use requirements, and any other restrictions in place in local council areas.

Duration

Three years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $443.25

Category A, B, C Longarms, Paintball Markers, General Category Handguns; Natural Person. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Application All $619.20

Category A to E Longarms, Paintball Markers, General Category and Category E Handguns; Natural Person. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Application All $265.70

Repairing Category A to E Longarms, General; Natural Person. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Application All $619.20

Category A, B, C Longarms, Paintball Markers, General Category Handguns; Body Corporate. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Application All $708.80

Category A to E Longarms, Paintball Markers, General Category and Category E Handguns; Body Corporate. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Application All $353.65

Repairing Category A to E Longarms, General; Body Corporate. Fees for 2019-20.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Victorian Firearm Dealer Licence Application Forms - Application forms must be requested using the contact email.

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1996 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Firearm Regulations 2018 Victoria

Application process

Apply

Application forms must be requested using the contact email.

Approval time

At least 28 days.

Administering agency

Victoria 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:

Licensing Services Division

Victoria Police

Phone: 1300 651 645
Fax: 03 9247 6485
Email: licensingregulation@police.vic.gov.au
Website: Victoria Police (Opens in new window)