Applying for a permit

Submit the approved form Application for shot-firing permit (GF003) at a Service Tasmania shop.

You can also use this form to:

  • renew your shot-firer permit
  • have an interstate shot-firing permit recognised by WorkSafe Tasmania
  • seek approval from WorkSafe Tasmania to undertake an approved shot-firing training course.

Permits to undertake shot-firing will only be issued if you:

  • are 18 years of age or older 
  • have a legitimate need for the permit
  • are a 'fit and proper person' as determined by a National Police Record Check

Permit period

A shot-firing permit is valid for 3 years unless cancelled, revoked, or issued for a shorter period.