Firearms forms and guides

These forms are a collection of the most used application forms for licences, endorsements and firearms or offensive weapon import permits.

The National Arms Office is putting together a small series of guides to explain the processes associated with firearms licences and endorsements.

Applications must be made in person to the local Police Arms Office (area or district Police stations).

 

Form S. 43A (PDF 84KB)

Editable PDF Mail Order Sales of Standard Sporting Firearm(s), Airgun(s) and/or Ammunition (Section – 43A Arms Act). For more information regarding the Mail Order process see the Guide for Applicants – Mail Order Sales (PDF 42KB)
 

Form POL67DA

Complete the Online Firearms Visitors Application form.
 

Form POL67A (PDF 410KB)

Application for a permit to procure by endorsed licence holders to acquire pistols, restricted weapons or military style semi-automatic firearms within New Zealand from another person.

Form POL67B (PDF 131KB)

Application to import firearms airguns, restricted airguns and firearm parts. A permit is not required for parts of a sporting rifle or shotgun other than the complete upper action (upper and/or lower receiver for AR/AK types).
Information about Import permits for parts of firearms
 

Form POL67F (PDF 58KB)

Application for a "B" endorsement to possess pistols for target pistol shooting. Applicants must be or become a member of a pistol club recognised by the Commissioner of Police.
 

Form POL67G (PDF 140KB)

Application for a "C" endorsement to possess pistols and restricted weapons e.g. collectors; historical event re-enactors; film makers.
 

Form POL67H (PDF 105KB)

Application for an "E" (general) endorsement. This is the endorsement which is personal to the applicant.
 

Form POL67L (PDF 827KB)

Renewal of dealer's licence. Dealers' licences are renewed annually.
 

Form POL67M (PDF 886KB)

Application for a firearms dealer's licence. Applicants must hold a standard firearms licence. Applies to any firearms activity by way of business e.g. shops; on-line merchants; gunsmiths; second hand dealers; game parks.
 

Form POL67N (PDF 208KB)

Guide for Applicants Security for Licence Endorsements (security conditions and requirements for firearm licences and endorsements). Conditions and Requirements for Firearms Licences and Endorsements for endorsement security requirements is an explanation of the requirements for the security required to be installed by licence holders. Refer to the Arms Regulations 1992 for the full requirements.
NOTE: This form has been taken offline. An update is in progress.
 

Form POL67OW (DOC 266KB)

Application to import offensive weapons (Customs Import Prohibition Order). Applies to among other things, edged weapons, such as: bayonets, double-edged knives, daggers, disguised edged weapons (e.g. walking stick swords), flick knives, throwing knives, short swords (18" or less), disguised weapons, including items such as walking stick guns and knuckle dusters.
 

Form POL67X (PDF 98KB)

Application for an "E" (firearm specific) endorsement. This is the endorsement which is for the firearm to be acquired.