13 December 2017

News from Weapons Licensing - Online Licence Renewals

28 April 2017

Online Licence Renewal Applications and enhancements to  Weapons Applications Online. Click here for QRA Update 

17 February 2016

Please see attached flyer regarding IT enhancements at Weapons Licensing Branch, which include:
- Extension of the online application and payment functionality to cater for the submission of individual and business licence renewals;
- Streamlining the assessment process of PTAs for Category A and B firearms in order to reduce the turnaround times for these PTAs.

 Flyer - WLB IT enhancements (pdf) 

UPDATE:  16 February 2016

Queensland Police Service, Weapons Licensing - Expired Firearms Licence Project
Please find below information received from the Weapons Licensing Branch

- Expired Licence Project (pdf)
- Ensuring firearms licences remain valid (pdf)
- Expired licence brochure (pdf) 

UPDATE:  10 February 2014 

QPS Notice to Licence Holders

 UPDATE:  3 July 2013 

Licence Fees 1 July 2013 

UPDATE:  1 July 2013 


Weapons Licensing Fees Increase from 1 July 2013

Please find below information from Kay Blain, Weapons Licensing, Queensland Police Service. Here is the schedule of the new fee structure. (PDF)

"Please be advised that as at the 1 July 2013 all Weapons Licensing fees will be increased in line with the Consumer Price Index (CPI).

Accordingly, should an applicant or existing licence holder lodge their application on or after 1 July 2013 they will be subjected to the fee increase, regardless of the fee printed on the application or renewal form.  All renewal packages being forwarded (to the existing licensees) will reflect the new increases.

The new licence fee structure will apply to all Weapon Licences, Permits and Approvals.

The permits and registration forms printed from the Weapons Licensing website will also be amended to reflect the new fees.

Also, effective from 1 July 2013, legislation has been amended to:

- Extension of Firearms Licence/s (for Category A and B only) from five years to ten years.
- Extend the Permit to Acquire from three months to six months before expiring.

Here is the schedule of the new fee structure. (PDF) Arrangements are currently being made for the update of the Weapons Licensing internet sites with the above information.

Kay Blain, Team Leader
Permits, Registration and Dealers
Weapons Licensing
Queensland Police Service"