Firearms Important Information Details
Should you choose to travel with your own firearm/s you will require a New Zealand Visitors Firearms License (permit). It may be initiated prior to your arrival for your convenience. You can download an application form from the New Zealand police website, http://www.police.govt.nz/service/firearms/#resources.
To ensure the license is ready for you upon arrival in New Zealand, simply fax or post the following information to the New Zealand Police: or to our friendly staff. We can arrange everything for you.
- Your full name, address and contact details
- Date of birth
- Passport photocopy
- Current photograph
- Any current firearm permit/license(s)
- Your flight number, date and time of arrival
- Particulars of the firearms you are bringing
Mount Cook Trophy Hunting Ltd
310 Spur Road, RD 4, Timaru, New Zealand
NZ Firearms License #T5046929
If Christchurch is your international flight port of entry, send your firearms information to:
NZ POLICE CHRISTCHURCH AIRPORT
P.O. Box 14 084
Christchurch, New Zealand.
If Auckland is your international flight port of entry, send your firearms information to:
NZ POLICE AUCKLAND AIRPORT
P.O. Box 73 004
Auckland, New Zealand.
YOUR PROCEDURE ON ARRIVAL THROUGH NEW ZEALAND CUSTOMS:
DECLARE any firearms that you are carrying. This means filling out the form and noting that you are bringing in a prohibited item. Seek the police kiosk at arrivals. A Visitor’s Firearms License will be issued to you at this time by the airport police at the cost of $NZ25. (This must be paid in New Zealand currency, cash only.)
Note: Handguns are illegal in New Zealand