Licence to trade in revolvers, semi-automatic pistols, shotguns, hunt-ing weapons, weapons for the destruction of adhesive material, sniper rifles, spare parts, cartridges, hunting powder, and firearms of A and long firearms of B and their parts as sample

From National Registry of Administrative Public Services



3f714471-22ef-4709-abe7-b15bd69b5c70 620534 Άδεια εμπορίας περιστρόφων-πιστολίων, όπλων σκοποβολής, σκοπευτικών διοπτρών, μερών, φυσιγγίων, καλύκων και καψυλλίων αυτών

At a glance

Points of service

Points of Single Contact (ΚΕΠ – EKE), Police Stations, Country Security Sub-Directorates, Country Security Departments

Digital provision points

Number of required documents

10 to 11 + (
1
)

Fees

151.2 €

Deadline of completion

4 months

Description

The procedure concerns the granting of a license to an interested party in order to trade in firearms, ammunition and other such items, with natural or legal persons who must meet certain legal conditions in order to be able to purchase these species. Aimed at citizens and businesses.

Basic information

Competent body

MINISTRY OF CITIZEN PROTECTION

Authority responsible for the provision of the procedure

HELLENIC POLICE

Related links

Notes

Security Departments and Sub-Directorates

Application

Application Type

Application

Submission by:

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

Submitted by:

Legal entities, Persons

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. Also, the quantity of firearms and ammunition, which will be stored, must be noticed.

What you will need

Means of authentication, identification and signature

Identification document, Identification with TAXISnet codes

    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 revolvers, semi-automatic pistols, shotguns, hunt-ing weapons, weapons for the destruction of adhesive material, sniper rifles, spare parts, cartridges, hunting powder, and firearms of Category A’ and long firearms of category B (as provided in Annex I of Law 2168/4993) and their parts as samples

            Languages supported

            English, Greek

            Ways of provision

            Establishment

            Legislation

              Categories

              Τype of procedure

              Trigger

              Applied for

              Trigger (submission method)

              Application (handwritten)

              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 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

            • 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 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

            • 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 (debit / credit card), Digital (web banking), Hellenic Post

              Type of Cost e-Administrative Fee

              Fee Link https://www1.gsis.gr/sgsisapps/eparavolo/public/create.htm?langId=2

              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: Legal entities, Persons


              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: Legal entities, Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 5511

            • 3 Certified copy of the act of appointment of a representative of the board of directors of a SA company. Criminal Record Copy for General Use

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

            • 4 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: Legal entities, Persons

              Relevant Procedure: Solemn declaration and electronic solemn declaration

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 7320

            • 5 Certified copy of the act of appointment of a representative of the board of directors of a SA company or 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 act of appointment of a representative of the board of directors of a SA company or 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

            • 6 Certified copy of the factory or laboratory operating license. License to use

              Certified copy of the factory or laboratory operating license.

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

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 9848

            • 7 Fire safety certificate of the competent Fire Department. Certification

              Fire safety certificate of the competent Fire Department.

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

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No

              Alternative document of: 6

              Yes 8619

            • 8 Certified copy of the lease agreement or other official document, in which it appears that the use of the property is granted for the specific purpose and for a specified time. If the property is privately owned, a solemn declaration is submitted by the interested party. Property titles

              Certified copy of the lease agreement or other official document, in which it appears that the use of the property is granted for the specific purpose and for a specified time. If the property is privately owned, a solemn declaration is submitted by the interested party.

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

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No

              Alternative document of: 6

              Yes 2905

            • 9 Α solemn declaration (Law 1599/86), in which is stated: (a) That the current urban planning regulations allow the operation of the specific business on the property and the use of the space has not been changed. (b) That the regulation of the apartment building, in which the property is located, allows the operation of the above business and that the majority of the tenants of the apartment building are not opposed to its operation. is submitted by the property owner. Solemn Declaration

              Α solemn declaration (Law 1599/86), in which is stated: (a) That the current urban planning regulations allow the operation of the specific business on the property and the use of the space has not been changed. (b) That the regulation of the apartment building, in which the property is located, allows the operation of the above business and that the majority of the tenants of the apartment building are not opposed to its operation. is submitted by the property owner.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), 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

              Alternative document of: 6

              Yes 7320

            • 10 Certificate of engineer in which the floor, the square meters as well as its main and auxiliary spaces are to be found. Certificate

              Certificate of engineer in which the floor, the square meters as well as its main and auxiliary spaces are to be found.

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

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No

              Alternative document of: 6

              Yes 9703

            • 11 In case of the stored quantities of ammunition are larger than those provided for in Article 1 par. 2 of 3329/1989 M.D., a certified copy of the warehouse operating license is submitted by the applicant. Rule

              In case of the stored quantities of ammunition are larger than those provided for in Article 1 par. 2 of 3329/1989 M.D., a certified copy of the warehouse operating license is submitted by the applicant.

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

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons

              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

            • 12 In case of using a store: The quantities of weapons and ammunition to be stored. Solemn Declaration

              In case of using a store: The quantities of weapons and ammunition to be stored.

              Relevant link: https://www.gov.gr/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: Legal entities, Persons

              Relevant Procedure: Solemn declaration and electronic solemn declaration

              Document submitted under requirements: No

              Alternative document of: 11

              Yes 7320

            • 13 A solemn declaration, in which is noticed that the applicant, his spouses and his blood and in law relatives are not members of boards of shooting clubs and they are not owners or tenants shooting ranges, is submitted by the applicant. 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 is noticed that the applicant, his spouses and his blood and in law relatives are not members of boards of shooting clubs and they are not owners or tenants shooting ranges, is submitted by the applicant. 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: Legal entities, Persons

              Relevant Procedure: Solemn declaration and electronic solemn declaration

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 7320

            • 14 Three (3) photografs. Photograph

              Three (3) photografs.

              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: Legal entities, Persons

              Relevant Procedure: MyPhoto for citizens

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 8298

            • 15 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: Legal entities, Persons

              Relevant Procedure: Solemn declaration and electronic solemn declaration

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 7320

            • 16 A Solemn Declaration that the applicant and their relatives (blood or in law till the second grade) are not members of the board of directors of any shooting union and they do not own or exploit shooting ranges. Solemn Declaration

              A Solemn Declaration that the applicant and their relatives (blood or in law till the second grade) are not members of the board of directors of any shooting union and they do not own or exploit shooting ranges.

              Relevant link: https://www.gov.gr/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: Legal entities, Persons

              Relevant Procedure: Solemn declaration and electronic solemn declaration

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 7320

            • 17 A solemn declaration, in which is noticed if in the same place, which the store will be, there is other company, which is included in the par. 4 of a. 4 3009/2/28-γ m.d., is submitted by the applicant. Solemn Declaration

              A solemn declaration, in which is noticed if in the same place, which the store will be, there is other company, which is included in the par. 4 of a. 4 3009/2/28-γ m.d., is submitted by the applicant.

              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: Legal entities, Persons

              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

            • 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

            • 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 3009/2/176-α 2020 4686 Β

              Description Supporting documents and procedure for issuing the inport, trade in and possesion licenses firearms and ammunition of category A΄ and longguns of category B of the Appen. I of L. 2168/1993.

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20200204686

            • Law 4678 2020 70 Α

              Description Amendment of Law 2168/1993 (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 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 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 e-submittion of supporting documents.


              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 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


            • 7 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


            • 8 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


            • 9 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 No


            • 10 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


            • 11 Forwarding of the decision

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Directorate

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

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

              No No


            • 12 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


            • 13 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


            • 14 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


            • 15 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


            • 16 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


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