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Firearms and weapons licences

Firearms licences and permits for prohibited weapons are issued by the South Australia Police Firearms Branch.


Anyone possessing or using a firearm must hold a firearms licence.

Complete the online assessment to find out if you need a firearms licence

How to apply for a licence

Apply to the Firearms Branch for a firearms licence.

Find out how to apply for firearms licence

Prohibited weapons

Certain weapons are prohibited by law. You can apply for an exemption in some circumstances.

Find out more about prohibited weapons

Contact Firearms Branch

Email: SAPOL.FirearmsBranch@police.sa.gov.au

Phone: 7322 3346
Fax: 7322 4182

In person:
100 Angas Street
Adelaide SA 5000