Firearms license - issuance

Service Description

If you want to carry a firearm in public, i.e. outside your home or business premises, your contented property or a shooting range, you need a firearms license. This also applies to alarm, irritant and signal weapons ("small" weapons license).

Requirements for obtaining a weapons license:

  • Age of majority (18 years),
  • reliability,
  • personal suitability,
  • Proof of a need*,
  • Proof of liability insurance*,
  • Proof of technical and legal knowledge of weapons*.

(* not required for "small firearms license").

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

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