Exemption from the permit requirement under explosives law

If you want to handle or traffic explosive substances in the commercial sector and already have a permit in accordance with § 21 of the Weapons Act for the same offences, you do not need a permit under the Explosives Act.

You are also exempt from the permit requirement according to § 7 SprengG if you have neither a residence or permanent residence nor a branch in Germany and want to import, export, carry out or transfer explosive substances into Germany. The prerequisite is that the transport is accompanied by a certificate holder in accordance with § 20 SprengG or by a person who has been commissioned in writing by the federal government or a state to accompany it.

An application for exemption from the permit requirement is not required. Liberation occurs by law.

No documentation required. Liberation occurs by law.

Preconditions

In order to obtain an exemption for the commercial handling and traffic of explosive substances, you must meet the following requirements:

  • 1. Possibility of exemption:

You have a gun license according to § 21 weapons law, with which the same handling and traffic as according to § 7 explosives law is permitted.

  • 2. Possibility:

You have neither a place of residence, permanent residence nor a branch in Germany and wish to import, export, export or transfer explosive substances to Germany. The transport is accompanied by a licence holder in accordance with § 20 SprengG or by a person who has been commissioned in writing by the Federal Government or a Land with the accompaniment.

§ 13 Explosives Act (SprengG) "Exemption from the permit requirement"

Related Links

  • Section 13 Explosives Act (SprengG)
  • Section 7 Explosives Act (SprengG)

No application required

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The Senator for Health, Women and Consumer Protection of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen.

Last update or date of publication
27.10.2020