Firearms licence

NZ Police firearms licence application form.
NZ Police firearms licence application

If you are hunting with a firearm you need a valid New Zealand firearms licence to get a DOC hunting permit.

To renew or purchase a New Zealand firearms licence go to:


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Hunting permit online.

Apply online for a hunting permit or renew.




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Check, Clean, Dry between waterways and stop the spread of didymo.

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Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:
1. Plan your trip
2. Tell someone
3. Be aware of the weather
4. Know your limits
5. Take sufficient supplies