Permit to Acquire a Firearm - Victoria

Description

You will need this permit if you are a current firearm licence holder, and you intend to acquire a new firearm.

If you are not a current firearm licence holder, you can lodge a firearms licence application form along with the application for a permit to acquire a firearm. Both handguns and long arms must be registered.

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 permit you must:

  • hold a current firearms licence or submit your application alongside this permit for the category of firearm you intend to acquire
  • you must have a genuine reason for obtaining the firearm.

Please refer to the application form and associated documents for full details.

Duration

As specified

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fees are listed on the attached document.

Forms

Other resources

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1996 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Firearm Regulations 2018 Victoria

Approval time

New firearms applications cannot be issued until 28 days after the Agency receives the application.

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 and Regulation Division

Victoria Police

Victoria
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2807
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 1300 651 645
Email: lrd@police.vic.gov.au
Website: Licensing and Regulation Division (Opens in new window)