Licence to trade in explosives

From National Registry of Administrative Public Services



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At a glance

Points of service

Points of Single Contact (ΚΕΠ – EKE), Police Stations, STATE SECURITY DIRECTORATE

Digital provision points

Number of required documents

6 to 8 + (
1
)

Fees

151.2 €

Deadline of completion

4 months

Description

The procedure concerns the granting of a license to a natural or legal person in order to trade in explosives, which must meet certain legal requirements in order to be able to legally purchase such items. Aimed at citizens and businesses.

Basic information

Competent body

MINISTRY OF CITIZEN PROTECTION

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

Service / organizational unit of a authority entity

STATE SECURITY DIRECTORATE

Related links

Notes

Security Departments or Sub-Directorates

Application

Application Type

Application

Submission by:

Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

Submitted by:

Persons, Legal entities

Title

An application in which the interested party states the reasons and type of the requested permit as well as the following information:

(1) For natural person: Surname, First name, Father’s name, Mother’s name, date and place of birth, home address, no. of Identity card or passport, date of issue and issuing Authority, profession, telephone and email.

(2) For a legal entity: Name or trade name and registered office, as well as the above details of the legal representative.

What you will need

Means of authentication, identification and signature

Identification with TAXISnet codes, Identification document

    Print

    Requirements

      Fees

        Related


        Means of redress or appeal:

        Administrative appeal

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

        Other

        In any cace, the competent Police Authority issues a response, either positive (licence to trade in explosives) or negative (rejecting the request). Lack of response does not imply tacit approval or rejection of the request.

        NACE

        • 46.18 Agents specialised in the sale of other particular products

        Output & Results

        Output

        Decision

        Steps

          Digital steps

            Other information

            Official title

            Licence to trade in explosives

            Languages supported

            Greek, English

            Ways of provision

            Establishment

            Legislation

              Categories

              Τype of procedure

              Trigger

              Applied for

              Trigger (submission method)

              Application (handwritten), Application (digital)

              Type

              Outgoing
              N1


            • 1 Company law Βusiness formation (individual, corporate) For company establisment see the link below

              No No

            • 2 Possession of passwords to enter software The applicant must have TAXISNET codes.

              No No

            • 3 Health The applicant must not suffer from or have been treated for a major mental disorder or severe personality disorder. In case of a legal entity, this condition concerns all the representatives and managers in order for SA. and Ltd. and the well-established partners in order for limited partnership company or general partnership company.


              No No

            • 4 Conditions for non-commission of criminal offenses The applicant has not been irrevocably convicted of a) any misdemeanor that is prosecuted ex officio and committed with intent, for which a sentence of imprisonment of at least 2 years was imposed b) any misdemeanor provided by the provisions of L.2168 / 93 and L.3500 / 2006. Also, not to have been prosecuted for: a) acts punishable by felony, b) violations of drug laws and protection of society from organized crime, for terrorist acts, for violations of provisions relating to fishing with explosives or toxic substances and for violations of no. 15 of L.2168 / 93 c) transactions provided in L.3500 / 2006. In case of a legal entity, this condition concerns all the representatives and managers in order for SA. and Ltd. and the well-established partners in order for limited partnership company or general partnership company.


              No No

            • 5 Professional Incompatible qualities of the applicant. In case of a legal entity, this condition concerns all the representatives and managers in order for SA. and Ltd. and the well-established partners in order for limited partnership company or general partnership company.


              No No

            • 6 Urban planning Existence of a warehouse and observance of urban planning regulations and conditions for legal use of the installation and operation space of the business.


              No No

            • 7 Technical Taking the measures provided by law and the permit for the installation and operation of warehouses as well as the measures safely indicated by the competent Police Authority.


              No No

            • 1 Trading license for items L.2168 / 93 or L.456 / 76, manufacture / repair / assembly, charging / retreading of weapon cartridges. 151.2 €

              e-Administrative Fee code 6020

              Cost Calculation One-off

              Method of Payment Bank cashier, Digital (web banking), Digital (debit / credit card), Hellenic Post

              Type of Cost e-Administrative Fee

              Fee Link https://www1.gsis.gr/sgsisapps/eparavolo/public/welcome.htm

              No

            • 1 Proof of having paid the administrative fee Electronic Fee

              Proof of having paid the administrative fee

              Relevant link: https://www.gov.gr/en/ipiresies/polites-kai-kathemerinoteta/pleromes-kai-parabola/elektroniko-parabolo-e-parabolo

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

              Submitted by: Persons, Legal entities


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 3385

            • 2 Certificate of a psychiatrist in which is stated by the interested party the mental health of him. In case of a SA or a Ltd company, the above certificate is submitted by representatives and managers and in case of a general or a limited parthership company, it is submitted by the general partners. Health certificate

              Certificate of a psychiatrist in which is stated by the interested party the mental health of him. In case of a SA or a Ltd company, the above certificate is submitted by representatives and managers and in case of a general or a limited parthership company, it is submitted by the general partners.

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

              Submitted by: Persons, Legal entities


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 5511

            • 3 A solemn declaration in which it is stated that the interested party does not fall under the prohibitive provisions of article 18 of L.2168 / 1993 and that he does not become a fugitive. In case of a SA or Ltd company, the above solemn declaration is submitted by representatives and managers and in case of a general or limited parthership company, it is submitted by the general partners. Solemn Declaration

              A solemn declaration in which it is stated that the interested party does not fall under the prohibitive provisions of article 18 of L.2168 / 1993 and that he does not become a fugitive. In case of a SA or Ltd company, the above solemn declaration is submitted by representatives and managers and in case of a general or limited parthership company, it is submitted by the general partners.

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

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

              Submitted by: Persons, Legal entities

              Relevant Procedure: Solemn declaration and electronic solemn declaration

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 7320

            • 4 The Police authority edits a criminal record copy (Type A`) of the interested party in case of a natural person or of the representatives and managers in case of SA. and Ltd. and the general partners in order for limited or general partnership company. Criminal Record Copy for General Use

              The Police authority edits a criminal record copy (Type A`) of the interested party in case of a natural person or of the representatives and managers in case of SA. and Ltd. and the general partners in order for limited or general partnership company.

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

              Submission by: Ex officio (digital)

              Relevant Procedure: Copy of Criminal Record

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 4750

            • 5 Certified copy of the act of appointment of a representative of the board of directors of a SA company. Legal documents from legal entities

              Certified copy of the act of appointment of a representative of the board of directors of a SA company.

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

              Submitted by: Legal entities

              Notes: The above supporting document is submitted once and only in case of amendment of the articles of association an obligation of re-submission is created.

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Company law

              No 9338

            • 6 Certified copy of the articles of association or company in the case of a legal entity of another form. Legal documents from legal entities

              Certified copy of the articles of association or company in the case of a legal entity of another form.

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

              Submitted by: Legal entities

              Notes: The above supporting document is submitted once and only in case of amendment of the articles of association an obligation of re-submission is created.

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Company law

              No 9338

            • 7 Certified copy of the warehouse operating license. Rule

              Certified copy of the warehouse operating license.

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

              Submitted by: Persons, Legal entities

              Notes: In case of a interested party is going to store the explosives for sale in a third partys warehouse, a certified copy of the warehouse operating license is required, which will be accompanied by a copy of a lease agreement or another official document, where it is stated that the warehouse owner grants it for storage certain quantities of explosives by type and for a specific time.

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 1127

            • 8 Three photographs. Photograph

              Three photographs.

              Relevant link: https://www.gov.gr/en/ipiresies/polites-kai-kathemerinoteta/stoikheia-polite-kai-tautopoietika-eggrapha/myphoto-gia-polites

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

              Submitted by: Persons, Legal entities

              Relevant Procedure: MyPhoto for citizens

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 8298

            • 9 A solemn declaration in which it is stated that the interested party: a. is not the owner or employee of a Private Security Services Company or a Private Investigation Office, b. is not a partner or a manager in an any legal form Private Security Services Company c. is not a member of the board of directors or a representative of a company which participates in a percentage of at least 15% of the capital of the said companies, nor a manager or a shareholder in a SA compsny with the same percentage, d. is not a partner or a manager in an any legal form Private Investigation Office. In case of a SA or Ltd company, the above solemn declaration is submitted by representatives and managers and in case of a general or limited parthership company, it is submitted by the general partners. Solemn Declaration

              A solemn declaration in which it is stated that the interested party: a. is not the owner or employee of a Private Security Services Company or a Private Investigation Office, b. is not a partner or a manager in an any legal form Private Security Services Company c. is not a member of the board of directors or a representative of a company which participates in a percentage of at least 15% of the capital of the said companies, nor a manager or a shareholder in a SA compsny with the same percentage, d. is not a partner or a manager in an any legal form Private Investigation Office. In case of a SA or Ltd company, the above solemn declaration is submitted by representatives and managers and in case of a general or limited parthership company, it is submitted by the general partners.

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

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

              Submitted by: Persons, Legal entities

              Relevant Procedure: Solemn declaration and electronic solemn declaration

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 7320

            • Law 6 2168 1993 147 Α

              Description Trade in.

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=19930100147

            • Law 2 2518 1997 164 Α

              Description Terms and conditions.

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=19970100164

            • Joint Ministerial Decision 1016/6/291-μγ΄ 2011 2636 Β

              Description Simplification and integration of procedures of the Hellenic Police in the Points of Single Contact (ΚΕΠ – EKE).

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20110202636

            • Joint Ministerial Decision 7011/1058-ιδ΄ 2004 1338 Β

              Description deadline for the handling of citizens cases under the responsibility of the Ministry of Public Order.

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20040201338

            • Joint Ministerial Decision 3329 1989 132 Β

              Description Regulations for the production, storage and trane in of explosives.

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=19890200132

            • Ministerial Decision 3009/2/23-α΄ 1994 696 Β

              Description Supporting documents and procedure for issuing the licenses which are provided by the provisions of Law 2168/1993 and 456/76.

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=19940200696

            • Ministerial Decision 3009/2/28-γ΄ 1994 461 Β

              Description Conditions for safe storage of firearms, ammunition, explosives, and explosive devices.

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=19940200461

            • Law 4678 2020 70 Α

              Description Amendment of Law2168/1993 (A 147)

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20200100070

            • 1 Starting process



              No No


            • 2 Receipt of supporting documents

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Department

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description The interested party submits his application with the supporting documents to the local Police Station or to the local Points of Single Contact (ΚΕΠ-ΕΚΕ). In case of non-submission by him, it is necessary to confirm his signatures by authorities.

              Notes In case of the application with the supporting documents are submitted in a Point of Single Contact (ΚΕΠ-ΕΚΕ), the employee, who receives them, sends them to the local Police Station.

              Yes No


            • 3 Ηλεκτρονική Υποβολή Αίτησης και Δικαιολογητικών


              Μethod of Implementation Software action


              Yes No


            • 4 Check of the documents

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Department

              Μethod of Implementation Inspection

              Description The Police Station check the completeness and correctness of submitting documents.

              No No


            • 5 Business inspection

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Department

              Μethod of Implementation Inspection

              Description After the check of the submitting douments, the Local Police Station appoints a three-member committee of ranks with an officer for business inspection.

              No No


            • 6 Negative result of business inspection.

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Department

              Μethod of Implementation Inspection

              Description In case of the result of business inspection is negative, the interested party concerned is instructed to take the necessary measures within a certain time limit.

              Yes No


            • 7 Positive result of business inspection

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Department

              Μethod of Implementation Inspection

              Description After the expiration of the deadline and if it is ascertained that the necessary security measures have been taken, a relevant reference is made in the report drawn up.

              Yes No


            • 8 Negative result of business inspection

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Department

              Μethod of Implementation Inspection

              Description After the expiration of the set deadline and in case of non-compliance with the required security measures, the interested party is informed that his request will be rejected and a relevant report is prepared.

              Yes No


            • 9 Positive result of business inspection.

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Department

              Μethod of Implementation Inspection

              Description In case of the necessary security measures have been taken, a relevant reference is made in the report drawn up.

              Yes No


            • 10 forwarding of submitted documents

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Department

              Μethod of Implementation Software action

              Description The competent Police Department submits the application with the attached supporting documents, the inspection report as well as a report with its suggestion to the Police Competent Directorate.

              No No


            • 11 forwarding of submitted documents

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Directorate

              Μethod of Implementation Software action

              Description The Competent Police or Security Directorate, after receiving the application with the supporting documents attached to it and the inspection report, submits them to the State Security Directorate of the Hellenic Police Headquarters, with the relevant opinion.

              No No


            • 12 Issuance of a Decision

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Directorate

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description The State Security Directorate of the Hellenic Police Headquarters, after checking the submitted application, the supporting documents attached to it, as well as the conclusion of the inspection report, proceeds to issue its Decision (positive or negative).

              No No


            • 13 Negative Decision.

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Directorate

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description If the submitted supporting documents do not justify the issuance of the trade in licence or the interested party has not complied with the required protection measures to his business, the request is rejected.

              Notes In this case, the interested party has the right to appeal in front of the Head of the Security Branch until one month from the notification of the decision.

              Yes Yes


            • 14 Positive Decision

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Directorate

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description In case the submitted supporting documents meet the conditions, the request is accepted and the trade in licence is issued.

              Notes The Decision is forwarded to the Local Security or Police Directorate as well as to the Local Tax Office.

              Yes No


            • 15 Forwarding of the decision

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Directorate

              Μethod of Implementation Software action

              Description The issued decision is forwarded to the Local Police Department in order to be served on the interested party.

              No No


            • 16 Receipt of the decision by the interested party.

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Department

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description The decision is served on the interested party.

              No Yes


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