Permits and Licenses for Non-Firing Replica / Imitation

Guns For Sale in Australia?

CHECKING ON LOCAL LAWS IN AUSTRALIAN STATES FOR REPLICA WEAPONS

QLD and WA customers DO NOT require any license to purchase and possess any form of non-firing replica / imitation gun (including pistols, rifles and machine guns).  NOTE: For Antique Guns / Flintlock Models NO LICENSE / PERMIT  is required except in Victoria.

Queensland

There is no license or permit required for any type non-firing replica / imitation weapon in QLD. Replica Pistols, Rifles, Machine Guns DO NOT require license. If you are under 18 we advise you to seek parental consent before placing an order.  There are of course obligations for reasonable use and storage.

Western Australia

There is no license or permit required for any form of non-firing replica / imitation weapon in WA. If you are under 18 we advise you to seek parental consent before placing an order.  There are of course obligations for reasonable use and storage.

Victoria

Type of Permit Required:  Commissioner Approval / Permit to possess Prohibited Weapons (CCP) or be covered by a Governor in Council Exemption (GIC)​ which covers a variety of individuals and groups engaged with history, re-enactmant, theatre etc.  We recommend checking whether you fit into this exemption, and make sure that you double check with your club / organisation and Vic Police. Online Information / Application

 

New South Wales 

Type of Permit Required: Imitation Firearm Permit / Collector's Permit Online Information / Application

South Australia

Type of Permit Required: Check with SA Police if you require a Collector’s Permit? Online Information / Application

 

Tasmania

Type of Permit: Firearms Permit (also covering imitation weapons). Online Information / Application Note: License Types A, B or H can be used to obtain imitation firearms.

Northern Territory

Type of Permit: Firearms License (also covering imitation weapons) Online Information / Application

Australian Capital Territory

Type of Permit: NA. Currently to the best of our knowledge the ACT considers replica / imitation guns a prohibited item.  You can check with them though as laws may change? Online Information

 

Disclaimer

 

WE DO NOT OFFER LEGAL ADVICE.  This information is correct at September 2020 based upon our enquiries to various Police Weapons Licensing sections to the best of our knowledge. The below information may not be current or sufficient when applying for actual permits and/or licenses in your state.  We recommend contacting your local law enforcement body for clarification and assistance with current requirements for your State. If you are under 18 we advise you to seek parental consent before placing an order.

 

CONTACTS FOR POLICE WEAPONS LICENSING INFO

 

ACT: 02  6256 7747, actfirearmsregistry@afp.gov.au / www.afp.gov.au

 

NSW: 1300 362 562, firearmsenq@police.nsw.gov.au / www.police.nsw.gov.au

 

NT: 08 8922 3541, firearmsregistry@pfes.nt.gov.au / www.nt.gov.au/pfes

 

QLD: 07 3015 7777, weaponslicensing@police.qld.gov.au / www.police.qld.gov.au

 

SA: 08 8204 2495, sapol.firearmsbranch@police.sa.gov.au / www.sapolice.sa.gov.au

 

TAS: 03 6230 2720, firearms@police.tas.gov.au /  www.police.tas.gov.au

 

VIC: 1300 651 645, lrd@police.vic.gov.au / www.police.vic.gov.au

 

WA: 08 9223 7000, firearms.branch@police.wa.gov.au / www.police.wa.gov.au

 

DISCLAIMER - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

Sabre sells replica guns / weapons strictly in adherence with any state or national laws and regulations governing the sale of replica weapons.  For example, we will only sell and post replica pistols to Queensland and Western Australian customers without license permit as none is required. For other States we we must sight the current permit or license of that State. NOTE: If a purchaser who lives in QLD or WA then moves interstate they will be required under the relevant laws of that state to acquire and hold a licence, permit, approval or exemption to possess a replica in that state.

If replicas are taken interstate into a state with laws that differ from QLD and WA you will be required to adhere to the laws of that State.

Sabre does not warrant nor represent that the products we sell are compliant with the laws in a particular state or territory. It is the purchaser’s responsibility to carefully consider the laws applicable to their circumstances prior to any purchase. To the extent permitted by law, Sabre disclaims all liability, howsoever arising, with respect to its customers’ compliance with applicable laws.

If you are under 18 we advise you to seek parental consent before placing an order.

SABRE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT A PERSON MAY LEGALLY PURCHASE, POSSESS, OR CARRY ANY AND ALL ITEMS OFFERED ACCORDING TO FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL LAWS. THESE ITEMS INCLUDE ALL THE PRODUCTS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE FROM OUR WEBSITE. WE BELIEVE IT IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS. BY PURCHASING ANY ITEM FROM US THE BUYER WARRANTS THAT HE / SHE IS IN COMPLIANCE WITH ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND IS LEGALLY ABLE TO PURCHASE THESE ITEMS.

 

 

Before buying a replica weapon of any form it is critical to do your homework and ensure that you are in 100% compliance with your own State’s laws first.