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)

Start your request directly online:

Competent Authority

Landratsamt Saale-Holzland-Kreis - Waffenbehörde

Claußstraße 3
07607 Eisenberg

Postal address
Post office box 1310
07602 Eisenberg
036691 70-536
036691 70-538
036691 70-745
Opening times

General office hours

Monday: 8:30-12.00
Tuesday: 8:30-12.00 13.30-15.30
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-mentioned office hours if necessary.

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Notification of the transfer of firearms by a private person