Shooting Gallery Licence - Western Australia


You will need this licence to operate a shooting gallery. Air rifles up to 0.22 calibre may be used at your shooting gallery.

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.


One year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $654.00

Fees for 2023-24

General Duplicate Certificate All $42.00

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $328.00

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1973 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Firearms Regulations 1974 Western Australia

Application process


Your shooting range must comply with the Western Australian Police Standards of Approval. Your application must include:

  • the application form
  • plans of your range
  • photographs of your range
  • plans of locality, showing the site of your range
  • evidence of ownership, lease, or authority to use the site of the range
  • a letter from the Council demonstrating there are no objections to the use of the site for shooting
  • a copy of your Range Orders
  • a copy of your public liability insurance policy
  • a copy of the letter of authority, if firing rights over private or state owned property is involved
  • if outdoors and not fully baffled, a range danger area template.

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.

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