Firearm Manufacturer's Licence - Western Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to manufacture firearms or ammunition in Western Australia. Your licence will specify the kind of firearms or ammunition you are authorised to manufacture, and the premises on which you are authorised to operate your business. A licence is limited to only one set of premises.

Your licence will authorise you to sell and dispose of firearms and ammunition at your premises. It will also authorise you to allow employees to use firearms or ammunition for the purpose of testing, or demonstrating its use to a potential purchaser.

This licence also authorises you to issue firearm serviceability certificates.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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 a fit and proper person
  • be at least 18 years old
  • provide a 100 point proof of identification
  • obtain a firearms awareness certificate
  • have good reason for acquiring or possessing the firearm or ammunition to which the application relates
  • demonstrate sufficient knowledge and the capability to manufacture firearms and ammunition, by having successfully completed an examination set by the Police Department.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


12 months.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $455.00
General Duplicate Certificate All $34.00
Renew Renewal All $92.00

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Dealers and Associations (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1973 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Firearms Regulations 1974 Western Australia

Lodgement process


Complete an initial online application, and then take all forms and supporting documentation to Australia Post.

Administering agency

WA Police

Police Licensing Services

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:

Enquiries, Firearms

Police Licensing Services

WA Police

Mailing address: Locked Bag 9
East Perth
Western Australia 6892
Phone: 1300 171 011
Fax: 08 9454 1522