FOR A LICENCE
This section deals with new applications for longarms Licence Categories A,B, C and D. As a new
applicant for a licence in Category A, B, C or D, you
are required to:
Ring the Firearms Registry on 1300 362 562
and register your application for a Firearms Licence. The
Registry will then send to you a personalised application
form. Studying a copy of the Handbook
on Firearms Safety Awareness may assist you. You may also
wish to discuss your shooting options with your local shooting
club or Firearm Safety and Training Officer before applying
for your licence.
Ring the Firearm Safety and Training Council on
(02) 9486 3077
find your nearest Firearm Safety and Training Officer. Ring
your nearest officer and arrange to complete the Firearm Safety Training Course.
For information on club membership ring the NSW Shooting
Association on (02) 9552 6349.
Australian Target Shooters Club
If you are not already a member of a club, you may wish
to join the Australian Target Shooters
Club in order to qualify for a licence in Category A and
Complete your licence
application and mail it to the:
Locked Bag 1,
along with your Statement of Attainment in Firearm Safety Training
and other appropriate documentation as required.
Note: Your application cannot be approved until a mandatory
28-day cooling off period expires.
You will then be notified to attend an RTA office
within a specified period to pay the prescribed licence fee
(unless you are fee exempt) and have your photograph taken
for your licence card. The RTA office will issue you with
your licence card.
photo licence card
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