Security guarding - apply for a permit

Service Description

All activities in the guarding trade (e.g. object or personal protection) require a special permit. The term "guarding" is understood to mean the activity aimed at protecting the life or property of third parties from interference by third parties.
The concrete activities covered by the term "guarding" are broadly diversified. They range

  • from conventional bicycle, motor vehicle and building guarding
  • to event services
  • passenger screening,
  • the transportation of money and valuables, personal security, and the guarding of
  • to the guarding of industrial and military facilities as well as nuclear power plants.

Guarding requires an active custodial activity (e.g., supervision or checks). The custodial activity must consist of human activity.

A guarding contractor may be a natural person or a legal entity. In the case of partnerships (e.g. OHG, KG), each managing partner is a trader. In the case of legal entities (e.g. GmbH, AG), the permit is issued to the legal entity.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

Competent Authority

Landratsamt Saale-Holzland-Kreis - Gewerbebehörde

Claußstraße 3
07607 Eisenberg

Postal address
Post office box 1310
07602 Eisenberg
036691 70-541
036691 70-540
036691 70-543
036691 70-746
Opening times

General office hours

Monday: 8:30-12.00
Tuesday: 8:30am-12:00pm 1:30pm-3:30pm
Wednesday: by appointment
Thursday: 8:30am-12:00pm 1:30pm-5:30pm
Friday: 8:30am-12:00pm

Appointments can also be made outside the above office hours if necessary.

Transport connection