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

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.

What are the eligibility requirements for this licence?

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
  • 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.

How much does this licence cost?
Application $465.00
Renewal $121.00
Duplicate certificate $35.00

How often do you need to apply for this licence?
Duration: 12 months.

Are there any specific lodgement requirements?

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

What forms are available?
Initial application: Firearm Dealer's Licence

What documents provide more information?

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: 15/07/2020 13:17:21

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