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Gun ownership card for experts

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Hamburg police
Grüner Deich 1 20097 Hamburg

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S3/S31/Busse 25/112 Hammerbrook/City Süd, 25/112/154/160 Süderstraße

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Documents required

  • ID card or passport with last registration certificate
  • Certificate of competence
  • The following are required as proof of needs:
    Technical expertise - skills / skills proven through appropriate training, publications of specialist books or articles in relevant journals, in-depth knowledge of German weapons law (proof of expertise alone is not sufficient)

Please note

Due to the current situation, the weapons and hunting authorities would like to point out that applications for permits under the law on weapons can also be made in writing.
A personal appearance is not required and should not be done for your protection. Telephone advice is available at the known telephone numbers.
In urgent cases, it is possible to contact a visitor by making an appointment by telephone.

Office J4 is currently open to the public (as of 6/2020):
Monday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Telephone availability:
Business office: 040-4286-67601
Inheritance matters: 040-4286-67624
Hunters and sport shooters: 040-4286-67633 / -34 / -35
Small gun license and possession bans: 040-4286-67622 / -23 / -25
Administrative offenses and weapon / glass bottle prohibition zone: 040-4286-67621 / -07 / -15 / -18

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