HOW TO OBTAIN A FIREARMS LICENCE

HOW TO OBTAIN A FIREARMS LICENCE

 

In order to apply for a NSW Firearms Licence, you will need to create an account with Service NSW via their website and complete your application online (click here). Once logged in, click ‘Apply online’.

1) Select ‘new application’ and fill in the fields that will appear underneath.

2) Upload a copy of your firearms safety training certification; this would have been given to you at the completion of your course.

3) To use MCTC as your Genuine Reason for obtaining a licence, select ‘Sport/Target Shooting’ as well as Category A (shotguns are Category A firearms).

If you have opted for Hunting Club membership as well, select ‘Recreational Hunting/Vermin Control’ and BOTH Category A and Category B.

4) Enter the details found on your membership documents.

The Firearms Registry will apply a mandatory 28 day waiting period to you application (plus processing time/postage), once approved you will receive further instructions and a photo advice in the mail.

How do I apply for a Minor's Permit (between the ages of 12 and 18)?

 

Download and complete an Application for a Minor's Permit from the NSW Police website via this link, as well as a Minor's Firearm Permit Legitimate Reason Form. These are then both posted off, along with proof of idetifcation and safety test accreditation to the Firearms Registry.

https://www.police.nsw.gov.au/online_services/firearms/permits/firearms_permits/minors

 

 

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