In Australia, Swords are currently only prohibited in Victoria. But State laws change regularly, it is impossible for us to give exact information regarding the legal status of items in every States. Please contact your local State Police Department and ask them for specific information regarding the ownership of items you wish to purchase.

By placing a Katana or Sword order, the customers confirm that they are over 18 years old and are aware of all local, state and federal laws regarding the possession or carrying of the products they are ordering. Customers are responsible for compliance with all local, state, federal regulations and laws. KatanaSwordArt does not warrant that a person or company may legally sell, purchase, possess, or carry any of items offered according to federal, state, or local laws.

In Victoria, customers must have a “prohibited weapons permit”, we need legible copies of the following 2 documents before we send your Katana or Sword. Please scan and email to swordart@katanaswordart.com.au with your order number. Transaction fee may apply if customer in Victoria requests a refund because of the Permit issue.

  • Prohibited Weapons Permit 
  • Driver’s Licence or other photo ID.

Please check below websites for more details of regulation and laws.

State Web
ACT www.afp.gov.au
NSW www.police.nsw.gov.au
NT www.nt.gov.au/pfes
QLD www.police.qld.gov.au
SA www.sapolice.sa.gov.au
TA www.police.tas.gov.au
VIC www.police.vic.gov.au
WA www.police.wa.gov.au