Permission to acquire and possess weapons and ammunition

Service Description

If you want to get a gun, you need a gun ownership card.
The authorization to purchase ammunition must be registered separately.
The weapons ownership card does not include permission to carry the weapon outside your home. You are only entitled to do this with the firearms license in conjunction with the firearms ownership card.

special notes for District-free City Erfurt

Issuance, refusal, withdrawal of permits

  • for the acquisition and possession of firearms and for carrying firearms
  • to carry signal weapons, alarm firearms and irritant weapons
  • to shoot salutes and firecrackers and to carry weapons for this purpose
  • for the operation of shooting ranges as well as notifications for the start of operation and supervision
  • Weapons trading permit

Forms from the Thuringia Forms Service of the Thuringia Portal:

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

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Competent Authority

Landeshauptstadt Erfurt, Stadtverwaltung - Waffen-, Jagd- und Fischereiangelegenheiten

Visiting address
Bürgermeister-Wagner-Straße 1
99084 Erfurt

Address
99111 Erfurt
Telephone
0361 655-7840
Fax
0361 655-7777
Opening times
Monday 09:00 - 12:30 Tuesday 09:00 - 12:30 and 14:00 - 18:00 Thursday 09:00 - 12:30 and 14:00 - 16:00 Friday 09:00 - 12:30
Transport connection
9, 51, 60

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52, 61, 155, 234/235

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