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Key info

  • An application for authority supports a firearm licence application (genuine reason) for the possession and use of a firearm for recreational hunting or vermin control.
  • It allows you to shoot specified game and vermin on the land specified in the document.
  • The document is valid for the period of your firearms licence.
  • You can apply at a service centre or by post.
    Find a Service CentreSTApply for a licence holders permission document at your nearest Service Tasmania service centreTasmanian Government - Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania Logo

    About applying for a firearm licence holders permission document

    If you are applying for a firearms licence, an application for authority can be used as a genuine reason for recreational hunting and vermin control.

    Once approved, conditions will apply and be set out in the document.

    How to apply

    Service CentrePost
    Find your nearest Service CentreWildlife Services
    GPO Box 44
    Hobart, TAS 7001

    What you need to apply

    You must provide:

    Can I apply?

    You can apply if you are applying for a firearms licence and your genuine reason for possessing and using a firearm is recreational hunting or vermin control.

    Proving your identity

    You do not need to prove your identity.

    How much it costs

    It costs $10.

    Fees and charges last updated 1 July, 2022.

    Payment options

    Service CentreCash IconCheque IconMoney Order IconDebit and EFTPOS IconVisa LogoMasterCard Logo

    More Information

    Please visit Wildlife Management for more information on an application for authorisation.