Firearm or Ammunition Collector's Licence - Western Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to collect firearms and / or ammunition. A firearm or ammunition collector's licence does not authorise you to carry or use a firearm or ammunition. You are only authorised to possess it.

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 at least 18 years old
  • 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.

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


Firearms collector: 3 years. Ammunitions collector: 5 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $346.00


Apply Application All $317.00 Ammunition.
Apply Renewal All $64.00 Ammunition.
General Duplicate Certificate All $34.00 -
General Miscellaneous All $199.00

Fee for each additional firearm.

Renew Renewal All $62.00


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