Manufacture, processing, repair of firearms and ammunition: permit Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

Anyone who manufactures, processes or repairs firearms or ammunition commercially or independently requires a weapons manufacturing permit.

For the commercial or independent production, processing or repair of firearms and ammunition within the framework of an economic enterprise, you need a weapons manufacturing permit.


  • You have the necessary reliability and personal suitability.
  • In the case of manual operation, you meet the requirements of the Crafts Code.

The permit may be limited to certain types of firearms and ammunition.

  • identity card or passport,
  • completed application form,
  • in the case of manual operation, proof of entry in the register of craftsmen,
  • proof of reliability,
  • Proof of personal suitability.

As further documentation may be required, it is recommended that you contact the competent body in advance in this regard.

Elektronischer Antrag auf Erteilung einer Waffenherstellungserlaubnis / Waffenhandelserlaubnis / Waffenhandelsstellvertretererlaubnis gemäß §§ 21 Abs. 1, 21a WaffG (Antragsassistent des Einheitlichen Ansprechpartners Schleswig-Holstein)


In the case of gunsmiths registered in the register of craftsmen, the weapons manufacturing permit includes the permit to trade in arms.

  • § 21 Weapons Act (WaffG),
  • Landesverordnung über Verwaltungsgebühren, Allgemeiner Gebührentarif, Tarif 25.2.1 (VwGebV).

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  • § 21 WaffG
  • VwGebV

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