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.

Providing information for the Firearms Registry

If you held a firearms licence at 24 June 2023, you're required to provide information for the Registry the first time an activating circumstance happens. Activating circumstances include applying for a firearms licence.

Firearms Registry




Last updated
21 August 2023


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