Firearm Dealer's Licence - Western Australia

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to buy, sell or trade firearms or ammunition. This licence will authorise you to:

  • deal in firearms on a premises named in the licence
  • receive firearms for the purpose of dismantling them for parts
  • arrange for the repair or service of firearms by someone else who holds a Firearms Repairer's Licence
  • issue firearm serviceability certificates
  • permit your employees or partner to have firearms in their possession, and to use such firearms for testing and demonstration purposes.

You will usually hold this licence on behalf of a business or body corporate.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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;
  • Obtain a firearms awareness certificate;
  • Be a fit and proper person to hold a firearms licence;
  • Not have any close associates who are not fit and proper persons; and
  • Provide an Agents Nominee Letter as written proof of authority to make the application on behalf of a business / company.

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

Duration

12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount
Apply Application $440.00
General Duplicate Certificate $33.00
Renew Renewal $114.00

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1973 WA

Regulation(s) name

Firearms Regulations 1974 WA

Lodgement process

Apply

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.

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