Licence for the Operation of Antique Shops

From National Registry of Administrative Public Services



d13e6ae0-4c91-4080-a4f3-9fa2ad70a043 341929 Άδεια Λειτουργίας Αρχαιοπωλείων

At a glance

Points of service

Points of Single Contact (ΚΕΠ – EKE), Department of Supervision of Private Archaeological Collections and An-tique Shops, MINISTRY OF CULTURE

Digital provision points

Remote Points of service

Number of required documents

8 to 9 + (
1
)

Fees

Provided without cost

Estimated Time

4 months

Description

This procedure concerns the granting of a licence to establish an antique shop.

Basic information

Competent body

MINISTRY OF CULTURE

Authority/Public body’s Unit responsible for the institutional framework of the procedure

Service / organizational unit of a authority entity

Department of Supervision of Private Archaeological Collections and An-tique Shops

Related links

Validity duration

Indefinite

Notes

Other competent authorities: Regional Directorates of the General Directorate for Antiquities and Cultural Heritage

Application

Application Type

Application

Submission by:

Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

Submitted by:

Legal entities, Persons

Title

Application for the operation licence


What you will need

Means of authentication, identification and signature

Identification document

    Print

    Requirements

      Fees

        Related


        Means of redress or appeal:

        Other Administrative recourse/appeal

        Rules concerning a lack of reply from the competent authority and the legal consequences for the use:

        Tacit approval

        NACE

        • 47.7 Retail sale of other goods in specialised stores

        Output & Results

        Output

        Administrative Act, Document Production, Registry update

        Steps

          Digital steps

            Other information

            Official title

            Licence for the Operation of Antique Shops

            Languages supported

            English

            Ways of provision

            Establishment

            Registries updated

            Μητρώο Αρχαιοπωλείων

            Legislation

              Categories

              Trigger

              Applied for

              Trigger (submission method)

              Application (handwritten)

              Type

              Outgoing
              N1

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            • 1 Labour Applicants shall have two years of professional experience in antique shops


              No No

            • 2 Labour Applicants should be a scientific profession-al in relevant museums, provided that at least 5 years have elapsed since the day of cessation of the profession.

              Alternative condition of 1

              Yes Yes

            • 3 Labour Applicants should hold a degree in archaeology

              Alternative condition of 1

              Yes Yes

            • 4 Technical Availability of a suitable shop and storeroom that meet the standards defined in the relevant legal framework.


              No No

            • 5 Technical Shops shall have αn appropriate security system (alarm)


              No No

            • 6 Technical Shops shall have firefighting and fire protection facilities in accordance with a firefighting study approved by the Fire Department.


              No No

            • 7 Technical Showcases should have protective glass and lockers and a lighting and humidity adjustment system must be installed


              No No

            • 8 Technical Shops shall have appropriate and sufficient lighting and air conditioning installations; they shall allow proper cleaning and disinfection


              No No

            • 9 Building The shop and warehouses should not be located in basements


              No No

            • 10 Use The use of flammable materials is not allowed in the shop and the warehouses


              No No

            • 11 Technical Access to people with disabilities must be provided


              No No

            • 12 Administrative Shops and warehouses shall be located in cities with established Ministry of Culture services responsible for the protection of historical heritage. In island regions, antique shops are established only in cities that serve as seats of a Region or Regional Units.


              No No

            • 13 Labour Applicants shall not have been recognised as monument collectors


              No No

            • 14 Labour Applicants shall not practice a profession related or having been related to the protection of monuments.


              No No

            • 15 Conditions for non-commission of criminal offenses Applicants shall not have been irrevocably convicted for felony or for a violation of cultural heritage law or for forgery, bribery, theft, embezzlement or acceptance of proceeds of crime.


              No No

            • 16 Tax It is prohibited to trade in the same shop casts, depictions or copies of cultural goods.


              No No

            • 1 Employer’s attestation Certificate

              Employer’s attestation

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 9703

            • 2 Attestation from the relevant Social secutiry agency Certificate

              Attestation from the relevant Social secutiry agency

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons

              Notes: Attached to the employers attestation

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 9703

            • 3 Degree in Archaeology Proof of Study

              Degree in Archaeology

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No

              Alternative document of: 1

              Yes 2825

            • 4 Title of acquisition or concession or lease agreement of the property where the shop will be housed Property titles

              Title of acquisition or concession or lease agreement of the property where the shop will be housed

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons

              Notes: For the proving the availability of a suitable store and storage space that meets the specifications set by the relevant legislation of the Ministry

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 2905

            • 5 In case of installation in an apartment building, the interested party must submit the regulation of the apartment building, which shall not prohibit the installation of a shop. Regulation

              In case of installation in an apartment building, the interested party must submit the regulation of the apartment building, which shall not prohibit the installation of a shop.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons

              Notes: For the proving the availability of a suitable store and storage space that meets the specifications set by the relevant legislation of the Ministry

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Use

              No 5658

            • 6 Two copies of the floor plan of the available space and the storerooms at a scale of 1:50, with the dimensions of premises and explanation of their intended use - validated by a qualified engineer who shall certify that the required conditions and technical specifications are met. Floor plan

              Two copies of the floor plan of the available space and the storerooms at a scale of 1:50, with the dimensions of premises and explanation of their intended use - validated by a qualified engineer who shall certify that the required conditions and technical specifications are met.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons

              Notes: For the proving the availability of a suitable store and storage space that meets the specifications set by the relevant legislation of the Ministry

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 2903

            • 7 Fire-fighting study, approved by the Fire Department Certificate

              Fire-fighting study, approved by the Fire Department

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 9703

            • 8 Solemn declaration of the applicant that both the antique shop and the storerooms: a) have adequate air conditioning and lighting facilities to meet the conditions and rules of correct preservation and safety of the monuments and that b) the showcases and cabinets of the antique shop in which the monuments will be exhibited will be equipped with protective glass and security locks and will have a system for lighting and constant control of the humidity level. Solemn Declaration

              Solemn declaration of the applicant that both the antique shop and the storerooms: a) have adequate air conditioning and lighting facilities to meet the conditions and rules of correct preservation and safety of the monuments and that b) the showcases and cabinets of the antique shop in which the monuments will be exhibited will be equipped with protective glass and security locks and will have a system for lighting and constant control of the humidity level.

              Relevant link: https://www.gov.gr/en/ipiresies/polites-kai-kathemerinoteta/psephiaka-eggrapha-gov-gr/ekdose-upeuthunes-deloses

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons

              Relevant Procedure: Solemn declaration and electronic solemn declaration

              Notes: For proving that the store has (a) an appropriate security system b) appropriate and sufficient lighting and air conditioning installations, allowing proper cleaning and disinfection

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 7320

            • 9 Solemn declaration of the applicant. The solemn declaration shall state that (a) he/she has not been recognised as a monument collector, does not practice a profession related to or having been related to the protection of monuments, (b) at he/she has not been irrevocably convicted of a felony or a violation of cultural heritage laws or of forgery, bribery, theft, embezzlement, acceptance of proceeds of crime. Solemn Declaration

              Solemn declaration of the applicant. The solemn declaration shall state that (a) he/she has not been recognised as a monument collector, does not practice a profession related to or having been related to the protection of monuments, (b) at he/she has not been irrevocably convicted of a felony or a violation of cultural heritage laws or of forgery, bribery, theft, embezzlement, acceptance of proceeds of crime.

              Relevant link: https://www.gov.gr/en/ipiresies/polites-kai-kathemerinoteta/psephiaka-eggrapha-gov-gr/ekdose-upeuthunes-deloses

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons

              Relevant Procedure: Solemn declaration and electronic solemn declaration

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 7320

            • 10 Full copy of criminal record Criminal Record Copy for General Use

              Full copy of criminal record

              Relevant link: https://www.gov.gr/en/ipiresies/dikaiosune/poiniko-metroo/antigrapho-poinikou-metroou

              Submission by: Ex officio (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons

              Relevant Procedure: Copy of Criminal Record

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 4750

            • 11 Name list of any existing staff, which may be occupied in the shop Status of staff / associates

              Name list of any existing staff, which may be occupied in the shop

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 7338

            • Law 32 3028 2002 153 Α

              Description Prerequisites for granting licence Amendment: Law Ν.4152/2013 (GG Α 107/9-5-2013), article 1, par. Ε, subpar. Ε.7, subcase. 4: amendment of cases of α’ and β’ of Law 3028/2002, article 32


            • Ministerial Decision ΥΠΠΟ/ΔΟΕΠΥ/ΤΟΠΥΝΣ/34668 2008 669 Β

              Description Suitability and operation of antique shops or modern movable monuments – Prerequisites and suitability of building installations


            • Ministerial Decision ΥΠΠΟΤ/ΓΔΑΠΚ/ΔΜΕΕΠ/Γ2/Φ20/75205/851 2011 1920 Β

              Description Facilitation of application submission via Citizen Service Centers-Points of Single Contact (KEP-EKE), application form


            • 1 Submission of application and required documents

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Directorate

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description The interested party fills-in and submits the standard application and the related supporting documents to the Department of Supervision of Private Archaeological Collections.

              Notes The application and the required documents may be submitted also to a regional service of the Ministry of Culture or to a Citizen Service Center – Unified Service Center (KEP-EKE)

              No No


            • 2 On-site inspection

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Employee

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description An on-site inspection in the store and storage areas is conducted by the competent employee.

              No No


            • 3 Licence dispatch


              Description The interested party is notified for the granting of the licence and update of the Registry.

              No No



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