Registration of a Firearm - Victoria

Description

All firearms must be registered with Victoria Police. It is illegal to have an unregistered firearm in your possession.

If you intend to purchase, possess, carry and use a firearm in Victoria, you will need a firearm licence and a permit to acquire a firearm for your intended type of firearm.

Only certain antique firearms manufactured before 1900 are exempt from registration. If you believe your firearm is exempt from registration you must take it to an authorised firearm identifier for assessment.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

In order to be eligible for this licence you must:

  • fill in any forms and provide any associated documents such as proof of your current licence
  • be willing to comply with any conditions imposed by the agency.

The registration process varies depending on whether the firearm has previously been registered.

Duration

As specified

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Registration of a Firearm - Please consult the responsible agency for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1996 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Firearm Regulations 2018 Victoria

Application process

Apply

If you own some firearms that are registered in Victoria but not all are, there is a separate process for recording these.

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)