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The Licensing and Regulation Division of Victoria Police regulates the firearms industry in Victoria.

Our website has a lot of helpful information and links regarding a broad range of firearms related issues.

Should you need to update your address and personal details with us, please complete a change of details form and email it to licensingregulation@police.vic.gov.au

All new licence applications are processed in order of receipt and are subject to a 28 day waiting period, regardless if you hold another type of licence.

Licence applications may be delayed if information is missing or where further enquiries are required.

You can find out more about the Licensing and Regulation Division, including our most recent Statement of Expectations, privacy statements and our compliance principles, here.

Online Firearm Licence Applications

On 25 March 2019, the Licensing and Regulation Division removed manual application forms for new Longarm, Handgun, Provisional, Heirloom and Junior Firearm Licences. Manual applications have been replaced with electronic forms available via the eServices Portal.

If you are wishing to apply for any of the following categories of firearm licence (new not renewal), you must access and complete an application through the Victoria Police eServices:

  • Longarm Licence (Categories A, B, C, D or E)
  • Handgun Licence (General Category or Category E)
  • Junior Firearm Licence
  • Provisional General Category Handgun Licence
  • Heirloom Firearm Licence

The Licensing and Regulation Division will not accept manual paper applications for these licence categories. Manual applications received will be returned to the applicant with advice to complete their application through the eServices portal.

Firearm Licence Fees

For all firearm licence and permit fees please visit the service fees and penalties page.

Firearm Industry Newsletters

Reviewed 09 July 2019

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