Other important legal requirements

Change of address

You must notify the Chief Commissioner of Police of any change of address (residential/postal/ordinary storage/place of business for firearms dealers) in writing (to the Licensing and Regulation Division) within 14 days after the change occurs.

Expiry of Licence

If you intend to make application for renewal of your licence, you must do so to the Chief Commissioner of Police prior to the expiration of your firearm licence.

If you do not intend to apply for renewal of your licence, you must dispose of your firearm(s) to a Licensed Firearms Dealer prior to the expiration of your firearm licence. Failure to dispose of your firearm(s) in these circumstances will result in penalties imposed against you including fines and/or imprisonment.