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Key info

  • All firearms must be registered in Tasmania.
  • If you bring a firearm into Tasmania that is registered in another state, you must provide a copy of the interstate registration certificates and your firearms licence.
  • If you hold a firearms dealer licence, your licence must be endorsed in the category of firearm you are registering.
  • You must lodge your application at a service centre.
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About applying to register a firearm

All firearms must be registered in Tasmania. All purchases of a firearm must be made through a licensed firearms dealer.

If you move to Tasmania, you must apply for a Tasmanian firearms licence within 7 days of arrival and register any firearms you own within:

  • 90 days for longarm firearms
  • 7 days for handguns.

How to apply

What you need to apply

If you are a dealer, you must:

  • bring a completed application form (PDF, 473KB)
  • bring your firearms licence
  • bring your firearms dealer licence
  • bring a copy of the invoice for the firearm purchase (unless supplier details are included in the form).

If you are registering a firearm registered interstate, you must:

  • bring your interstate registration certificate
  • bring your firearms licence
  • pay the fee.

Can I apply?

You can apply if you have a:

  • dealer licence endorsed with the category of firearm you are registering, or
  • registered firearm from interstate with a firearms licence.

Proving your identity

You do not need to prove your identity.

How much it costs

Application typeCostConcession

Registration of firearm by non-dealer - one firearm



Registration of firearm by non-dealer - each additional firearm



Registration of firearm by firearms dealer - each firearm



You do not pay GST on firearms applications. 

Fees and charges last updated 1 July, 2022.

Payment options

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More Information

Please visit Firearms Services for more information on applying to register a firearm.