Firearm Dealer's Licence
Administered by: WA Police / Police Licensing Services
When is this licence required?

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

  • deal in firearms on 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.

This licence is usually held on behalf of a business or body corporate.

What are the eligibility requirements for this licence?

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
  • not have any close associates who are not fit and proper persons
  • provide an Agents Nominee Letter as written proof of authority to make the application on behalf of a business / company.

How much does this licence cost?
Application $626.00 Fees for 2021-22
Renewal $238.00 Fees for 2021-22
Duplicate certificate $35.00 Fees for 2021-22

How often do you need to apply for this licence?
Duration: One year

Are there any specific lodgement requirements?

Complete an initial online application, and then take all forms and supporting documentation to Australia Post.

What legislation specifies this requirement?
  • Firearms Act 1973
  • Firearms Regulations 1974

Who can you talk to for more information?

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Last updated: 07/07/2021 12:13:54

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