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Current and prospective licence holders

General enquiries

General enquiries can be made by contacting the Licensing and Regulation Division via email or by calling our customer service line.

For local advice, you can contact your Divisional firearm officer

Submission of new applications

For firearm licence application forms, please see firearm forms and reference information.

New applications must be returned with all supporting documents to the Licensing and Regulation Division via post to GPO Box 2807, Melbourne, VIC, 3001.

Submission of renewal applications

Renewal applications and payment notices are sent by post to the recorded postal address of the licence holder eight weeks prior to the expiry of a current licence or registration.

Renewal applications can be returned via email, fax or post. Applications will not be accepted in person.

Failure to complete all steps of the renewal application process by expiry date of current licence may result in the expiry of your licence.

Documents submitted via email must be submitted in PDF format; photographs will not be accepted.

Reclassification of lever action shotguns

From 1 October 2019 lever action shotguns will no longer be classified as a Category A longarms. For more information about this change please see reclassification of lever action shotguns.

Change of details

Firearm licence holders have an obligation to notify the Licensing and Regulation Division of any change of details within 14 days of the change occurring. This includes change of residential address, postal address and ordinary storage address.

From 1 October 2019 plastic licences will no longer display the holder’s residential address. This does not impact obligations to inform the LRD of a change of details.

For more information on how to notify us of a change of details please see change of address, personal details or circumstances.


Reviewed 01 October 2019