Message from the Chief Commissioner

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Release date: Wed 4 January 2012

Last updated: Thu 28 May 2015

Licensing & Regulation Division wishes to advise that due to the heightened security risk, Licensing & Regulation Division's front counter operating hours have changed to:

Monday: 11:00am to 3:00pm
Wednesday: 11:00am to 3:00pm
Friday: 11:00am to 3:00pm

For access to general information please visit our website: 

Firearm related information -  
Private Security related information -  
 Weapons related information -

For specific queries that are not addressed on our website, please email, or alternatively telephone Licensing & Regulation Division on 1300 651 645 between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm Monday to Friday. 

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. 


Victoria Police's Licensing & Regulation Division is responsible for regulating the Victorian firearm industry. This involves assessing applications for firearm licences, permits and authorities, as well as ensuring that people that possess, carry, use or work with firearms do so in a way that is legal and safe.

Contact us
Licensing & Regulation Division
Victoria Police Centre
637 Flinders Street
Docklands, VIC, 3008

GPO Box 2807
Melbourne, VIC, 3001

Phone: 1300 651 645
Fax: (03) 9247 6485

We know you value good customer service. Our aim is to give you the best service we can within the statutory parameters we are bound by. As such, we value your opinion and want to know about the quality of the service you have been provided as well as if you have any suggestions about how and where we could do better. We also want to hear from you if you have a complaint, as your experience can help us to improve our service to you and to others. Your complaint will be handled in accordance with LRD's complaints management policy.

To provide feedback online, please complete a Feedback Form  and email it to us at

Alternatively you can post your completed Feedback Form to Licensing & Regulation Division, GPO Box 2807, Melbourne, Victoria 3001.

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