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Apply for an exemption from the permit requirement for weapons


In principle, you need a permit for the purchase and possession of ammunition. Deviating from this, there are specifically named exceptional cases. In addition, you have the option of applying for an exemption in individual cases, provided that there are special reasons and that public security and public order do not conflict with interests. However, this is only possible for cases that are comparable to the specifically named exceptional cases.

  • there are special reasons
  • Interests of public safety and order do not stand in the way of
  • there is comparability with the exceptional cases mentioned in § 12 of the Weapons Act
  • existing permission requirements are not circumvented
  • there is an individual case

depending on the individual case

Administrative fee for the authorisation of an exemption from the authorisation requirement: EUR 100 - 500

Contact the Police Inspectorate.

For an exception, follow these steps:

  1. You submit an application and the necessary documents,
  2. the required documents will be checked, if necessary you must submit further required documents later
  3. the requirements of § 12 paragraph 5 WaffG are examined
  4. the decision on weapons law is made.

Ministry of the Interior of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

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