Fixed shooting range Apply for permission to operate

Service Description

If you wish to operate a fixed facility used for shooting sports or other shooting exercises with firearms, the testing of firearms or shooting with firearms for amusement (shooting range), or if you wish to significantly change its nature or the way it is used, you require a permit from the competent firearms authority.

No permit is required for shooting ranges where shooting is carried out in closed rooms exclusively for the purpose of testing firearms or ammunition by firearms or ammunition manufacturers, by firearms or ammunition experts or by scientific institutions.

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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