Information for Existing Licensed Firearms Dealers
Release date: Fri 18 August 2017
Last updated: Fri 18 August 2017
Renewal applications are generated by the Licensing and Regulation Division and posted to eight weeks prior to the expiry of a current licence.
A reminder letter will be sent two weeks prior to expiry if we are not in receipt of a completed renewal application.
The Licensing and Regulation Division is reviewing the renewal application process for existing licence holders. This review will include consultation with industry in due course.
Any changes to the renewal application process for dealer licences will be communicated ahead of changes being implemented.
Firearm dealers who loan firearms cannot loan a firearm at a rate equivalent to the full cost of the firearm.
Licensed Firearms Dealers can loan firearms to licence holders who:
While the Licensing and Regulation Division does not encourage the loaning of firearms, dealers who engage in this practice should ensure they have a written Agent's Agreement in place to document the duration of the loan period.
Generally, only licensed firearm dealers may advertise the sale of a firearm. Any advertisement selling firearms in Victoria must include the:
Advertisements selling firearms can only be placed in:
A non-dealer can place an advertisement selling firearms in: