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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 firearms licence
This application form is for all applicants for a New Zealand Firearms Licence (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.