NSW Firearms Licence 

 

What is the Firearms Safety Course?

Prior to submitting your application for a NSW Firearms Licence or Minor’s Permit, you must pass a Firearms Safety assessment. 

The course comprises of both a theory and a practical component. The theory part is a closed-book multiple choice test consisting of 30 questions (adults) or 10 questions (minors). The pass mark for the theory 83% (25/30) for adults or 70% (7/10) for minors. The practical assessment both adults and minors must complete all 18 tasks provided by the trainer and obtain a pass mark of 100%.

 

To book in for a safety test, register and apply for membership. You will have the option to add a test package to your order, next available dates are on the Calendar page. 

 

For exisiting members or juniors wanting to sit the test, simply contact us to discuss. 

 

How do I apply for a Firearms Licence?

 

After completeting your safety test, visit the Online Firearms Applications page of the NSW Police Community Portal. A link is provided below. 

 

https://portal.police.nsw.gov.au/s/online-firearm-applications

 

How to apply for a Minor's Permit (between the ages of 12 and 18)?

Download and complete an Application for a Minor's Permit from the NSW Police website via this link, as well as a Minor's Firearm Permit Legitimate Reason Form. These are then both posted off, along with proof of idetifcation and safety test accreditation to the Firearms Registry.

https://www.police.nsw.gov.au/online_services/firearms/permits/firearms_permits/minors

 

Study document for Firearms Safety tests:

 

Firearms and Hunting Safety (long-arms) Course