Persons wishing to possess or use a firearm in Western Australia are governed by the Firearms Act 1973 and the Firearms Regulations 1974.

Police Licensing Services (Firearms) is responsible for the:

  • Assessment of all applications for ‘original’ firearms licences and the addition of firearms to existing licences.
  • Renewal of all firearms licences.
  • Revocation of a firearms licence.
  • Approval of temporary and interstate permits.
  • Management and maintenance of licensing records within the Firearm Registry System.
  • Regulation of commercial organisations involved in the sale, manufacture and repair of firearms and ammunition.
  • Assessment of the importation and exportation of firearms and other weapons.

Contact Us

Police Licensing Services (Firearms)

Locked Bag 9
East Perth WA 6892

Opening hours:
Monday - Friday - 8:00am - 4:00pm.

Call Centre

Tel: 1300 171 011
Fax: 9454 1522