Welcome to the Weapons Licensing section of the QPS website.
This website section provides information and advice on:
- who can apply for a Weapons Licence and the types of licences
- applying online for a Weapons Licence or Permit to Acquire
- permits to acquire a weapon
- storing or disposing of firearms; and
- weapons licensing fees.
Weapons and Other legislation Amendment Act 2012
These amendments will introduce mandatory minimum periods of imprisonment for certain weapons offences as well as changes to reduce red tape and the regulatory burden associated with legitimate weapons ownership. Many of these changes are effective as at 11 December 2012. Read more to see how these impact you.
Online Applications available now!
Individuals and businesses can now apply online for Weapons Licences and Permits to Acquire (a weapon). Check out the apply online page for hints and tips and the video overview.
Please note: You cannot renew your Weapons Licence online. See the renewals section for information on how to renew your Weapons Licence.
Change your details
Have you changed your home or postal address or your weapons storage address? You must notify Weapons Licensing. Use the new online Change in Circumstances form.
Read more about what's new in Weapons Licensing in Queensland.