Police Confirmation / Certification for the Import of Firearms and Parts - Victoria


You will need this certification for the importation of firearms and parts into Victoria. This certification is also needed if you intend to import the following:

  • paintball markers
  • imitation firearms
  • firearm ammunition, parts or accessories.

The movement of firearms and firearm parts is controlled primarily by the Australian customs, but require Victoria Police to certify that residents intending to import firearms are licensed to receive them. Without this certification (also known as an import permit) customs will not release the item to you.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

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


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

No fees apply to this certification, but applying for a permit to acquire a new firearm does attract a processing fee (fees are listed on the attached document). Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1996 Victoria

Administering agency

Victoria Police

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.