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 (PCPs) without supervision.
You must have a dealer's licence to carry out activities such as selling, hiring, lending or supplying firearms and other arms items in New Zealand.
Apply for or renew an endorsement on your firearms licence. You must have an endorsement to possess or use some classes of arms items.
Find out if you need a permit to import or possess firearms and arms items, and how to apply for one.
Find information and guidance to help you operate as a firearms dealer in New Zealand and comply with regulations.
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.
Find out what to do if your firearm or licence card is lost, stolen or destroyed, or you want to surrender or 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.