Knife Dealer

Apply for a Knife Dealer Licence

A Knife Dealer’s Licence is required for anyone carrying on business as a dealer in the following articles:-

(a) Knives (other than those designed for domestic use)
(b) Knife blades (other than those designed for domestic use)
(c) Swords;
(d) Any other article –
    (i) Which has a blade; or
    (ii) Which is sharply pointed,
and which is made or adapting for use for causing injury to the person.

For more detailed information on the types and descriptions of knives that may or may not require to be licenced, view the Additional Information provided within the Documents Section of this Page.

If in doubt, you should consult a Solicitor for independent legal advice prior to making an application.

The application form is available to download from the Documents Section of this page.  The completed application from must be lodged with the appropriate fee.  The fee list is available on the Civic Licensing Main Page.


Page last updated: 21 May 2015