To use MyFirearms, you must have a mobile phone and a RealMe login.
What is MyFirearms?
MyFirearms is our online portal that lets you provide information for the Firearms Registry and apply for and manage your firearms licensing.
What is RealMe?
RealMe login is a service from the New Zealand government that lets you use one username and password to access a wide range of services online.
If you do not have a RealMe login already, you’ll be prompted to create one before you start your application. You do not need a RealMe verified identity.
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How to register an arms item
Step 1: Log in
Visit MyFirearms and log in with RealMe. You’ll need your mobile phone to carry out the security check.
Step 2: Create your MyFirearms profile
To use MyFirearms, you must first create a MyFirearms profile. Select 'Complete Your Profile' and complete the form.
You need to provide your name, date of birth and the details of your New Zealand firearms licence.
A MyFirearms profile is unique to each person. It will be linked to your firearms licence, so you do not need to provide these details again when using MyFirearms.
Step 3: Complete the Register Arms Item form
- Major firearm parts
- Prohibited magazines
- Pistol carbine conversion kits (PCCKs)
Step 4: Complete the declaration
Before you can submit the form, you must confirm that the information you have provided is true and correct, and that you understand your obligations under the Arms Act 1983.
Step 5: Check all your information is correct
Review the summary, which shows all the information you have entered. To make changes, use the ‘Back’ button or select the heading for each section at the top of the form.
Step 6: Submit the form
Once you’re satisfied that the information you’ve provided is correct, submit the form. You’ll receive an email to confirm we’ve received your application.
Watch our video for step-by-step instructions.