Firearm Repairer's Licence - Western Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to repair firearms.

This licence will authorise you and your employees to:

  • repair firearms belonging to people who are authorised to possess them
  • possess ammunition for the firearms you are repairing
  • issue firearm serviceability certificates.

Your licence will allow you to carry out your repair business at one premises only.

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
  • provide a serviceability certificate for each firearm you intend to licence
  • 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 repair 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

General Duplicate Certificate All $42.00

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