Limited firearm certificate
Limited firearm certificate (German "Kleiner Waffenschein", applies for alarm guns, blank guns, or similar)
(application accord. to § 10 (4) WaffG)
if you want to carry a firearm in public (outside your place of residence or business, enclosed premises, or a firing range) you need a firearm certificate. The carrying of blank guns, gas pistols, and alarm guns (with PTB number) requires a limited firearm certificate ("Kleiner Waffenschein").
A firearm certificate can be issued on the following conditions:
- Legal age (18 years)
- Personal aptitude
- Evidence of necessity*,
- Proof of liability insurance*,
- Proof of weapons competency and knowledge of gun laws*.
(* not necessary for limited firearm certificate)
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