Weapons; General information

The handling of weapons - acquisition, possession, carrying, transportation, transfer, manufacture, handling, etc. - is either free, subject to an age requirement, subject to a permit or generally prohibited. The acquisition and possession of ammunition is similarly regulated.
Stand: 13.09.2023. Link zum BayernPortal

Online procedure

Online applications from the firearms authority

You can use this online application to submit applications to the firearms authority.

Citizen-friendly and digital: simply complete this online application directly via your internet browser. In many cases, this saves you having to go to the authorities.

Editorially responsible: Bavarian State Ministry of the Interior, for Sport and Integration (see BayernPortal)

Processing weapons law


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91052 Erlangen


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