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Firearms and weapons

The Firearms Branch issues licences for firearms and ammunition, approves and registers firearms and issues permits for prohibited weapons.

Firearms Amnesty
Do you have unwanted, unregistered or illegal firearms, firearm parts, mechanisms, fittings, prohibited firearm accessories, silencers or ammunition? During the General Firearms Amnesty which runs from 1 December 2015 – 30 June 2016 you can hand these into a participating licensed firearms dealer or a police station for surrender or free registration. Conditions apply. Read more.

 Firearms licences

Notification to the registrar

Health professionals, employers and firearms clubs must report any suspicions about a person's fitness to possess a firearm to the Registrar of Firearms.

Notify the Registrar

Search for a stolen firearm

Report a stolen firearm to:

Phone 7322 3346

Note: this database is updated weekly.

Serial Number:

Firearms Prohibition Orders Register

The Firearms Prohibition Orders Register lists people prohibited from coming into contact with firearms.

See the Firearms Act 1977 for a full list of conditions.

View the Firearms Prohibition Orders Register