Weapons possession card as an expert or expert permit application

Service Description

Weapons or ammunition experts who wish to acquire and possess firearms or ammunition for their activities require a permit for this purpose. Scientific or technical purposes, testing, appraisal or examination, and similar purposes are recognized as reasons for acquiring firearms and ammunition. Proof of scientific activity will usually be requested from you in the form of publications or other evidence of expertise. An appraisal activity must be separated from a collection activity. You will not be required to be publicly appointed and sworn in by a Chamber of Crafts. The permit is usually issued to you for firearms or ammunition of any kind.

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

99111 Erfurt
0361 655-7840
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


52, 61, 155, 234/235

1, 3, 4, 5, 6