Firearm Manufacturer's Licence - Western Australia


You will need this licence to manufacture firearms or ammunition.

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.
  • 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.
  • authorise you to issue firearm serviceability certificates.

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 at least 18 years old
  • be a fit and proper person
  • 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.


1 year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $904.00

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $404.00

Fees for 2023-24


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.

Supporting information