Apply for a licence, renewal, endorsement or permit, and learn about the requirements for overseas visitors, clubs, ranges, and health practitioners in New Zealand.
Find out how to apply or reapply for a New Zealand firearms licence. You need a firearms licence to possess and use non-prohibited firearms, ammunition and specially dangerous airguns without supervision.
Find information and guidance to help you apply for dealer's licence in New Zealand, operate as a dealer and comply with the conditions of your licence.
Apply for or renew an endorsement on your firearms licence. You must have an endorsement to possess or use some classes of arms items.
You must have a permit if you wish to possess or import certain types of arms items. You usually need an endorsement on your licence before you apply for a permit.
Find out what you need to do if you’re visiting or moving to New Zealand and want to bring, possess or use firearms.
Clubs and ranges must apply for approval or certification, and follow guidelines for safe operation, storage and selling of firearms and ammunition.
There are steps you must follow when you buy, sell, supply or receive an arms item. This includes providing information for the Firearms Registry.
Find out what to do if your firearm or licence card is lost, stolen or destroyed, or you want to destroy a firearm.
Find out what to do if you have changed your address or your health practitioner since getting your firearms licence.
Information relating to the health and wellbeing of firearms licence holders.
Find out how to surrender or dispose of unwanted firearms, other arms items or ammunition.