Firearm or Ammunition Collector's Licence - Western Australia


You will need this licence to collect firearms and / or ammunition.

Your licence will only authorise you to possess the firearms and / or ammunition you collect. This licence does not authorise you to carry or use a firearm or ammunition.

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
  • be a fit and proper person to hold a firearms licence
  • provide a Serviceability Certificate for each firearm
  • provide supporting documentation that demonstrates the firearm has significant commemorative, historical, thematic or heirloom value.


Firearm collector: 3 years Ammunition collector: 5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Firearms collector fees:

  • application fee - $516.00    
  • renewal fee - $181.00
  • additional firearm - $432.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All -

Ammunition collector fees:

  • application fee - $542.00
  • renewal fee - $220.00.

Fees for 2023-24

General Duplicate Certificate All $42.00

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