Firearms Registry requirements apply from 24 June 2023
The first time you apply for a licence or endorsement from 24 June 2023, you must register all arms items in your possession within 30 days.
Find out what the Firearms Registry means for you


We recommend you apply online using MyFirearms logo as it may take longer for us to process downloaded pdf forms.

Unsure if you need to apply for a licence?

Go to Licensing and find the relevant licence page for more information.


How to submit

Please refer to each form for submission information.


Application for a new firearms licence
This application form is for new applications, existing licence holders or expired licences, (except visitors to New Zealand) whether you have previously held a firearms licence or not.
FRM23FLA (Editable PDF 656 KB)
See Firearms licence for more information


Application for a dealer’s licence 

Applicants must already hold a New Zealand firearms licence. This form is for both first-time applicants and current dealer’s licence holders renewing their dealer’s licence. Also use this form when applying for an endorsement to possess pistols, restricted weapons, or prohibited firearms and magazines as a licensed dealer.
FRM05DLP (Editable PDF 656KB)
See  Apply for a dealer’s licence for more information.


Application for a visitor's firearms licence
Use online visitors firearms application form



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