Temporary Firearms Permit - Western Australia


You may require this permit if you intend to temporarily possess ammunition or a firearm. This permit entitles you to possess ammunition or a firearm for up to three months.

You may apply for this permit for the following activities:

  • a test or demonstration using ammunition or a firearm
  • the auctioning of ammunition or a firearm
  • the transit of ammunition or a firearm (such as to a Firearms Dealer)
  • a guided hunting tour.

You may only apply for this permit as an individual, not a company.

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 permit you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • provide a genuine reason for why your occupation requires this permit
  • have a current firearm serviceability certificate for the relevant firearm
  • provide evidence of your identity
  • have passed a firearms safety test.

Further eligibility requirements may apply depending on the category of firearm. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Up to 3 months.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $59.00 -
Apply Licence All -

No fee is required to transport a firearm to a Firearms Dealer.

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1973 WA

Regulation(s) name

Firearms Regulations 1974 WA

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.

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
Email: LicensingServicesFirearms@police.wa.gov.au