Firearm Repairer's Licence - Western Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to repair firearms in Western Australia. This licence will authorise you and your employees to repair firearms belonging to people who are authorised to possess them. You will also be authorised to possess ammunition for the firearms you are repairing. You will be authorised to carry out your repair business at one premise only, which will be specified in your licence.

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 at least 18 years old
  • provide a 100 point proof of identification
  • provide a serviceability certificate for each firearm you intend to licence
  • obtain a firearms awareness certificate
  • be a fit and proper person to hold a firearms licence
  • 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.

Please consult the Contact Officer for further information on 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


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Firearm Repairer's Licence (Opens in new window)

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