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Import permit for weapons or objects classified as collectibles, historical relics, or family heirlooms

Basic information

Institutional Body

MINISTRY OF CITIZEN PROTECTION

Organizational unit of an institutional body

HELLENIC POLICE

Description

The procedure refers to the issuing of an import permit for weapons or objects designated as collectibles, historical relics or family heirlooms. This is a permit granted to an undertaking seeking to import weapons or objects under Law 2168/1993 that are classified as collectibles, historical relics or family heirlooms. It is addressed to businesses.

At a glance

Points of ServiceCountry Security Departments, Police Stations, Country Security Sub-Directorates, Points of Single Contact (ΚΕΠ – EKE), State Security Divivsion / Hellenic Police Headquarters
Number of Documents0
Cost~ 50.4
Process Diagram

Conditions

Establishment of a business ("sole proprietorship", "partnership") *For company formation see the link below

The applicant must be a trader of weapons or objects listed in Law No. 2168/1993, which are classified as collectibles, historical relics or family heirlooms.

Weapons to be imported must be designated as collectibles, historical relics or family heirlooms and be accompanied, where required, by a disablement certificate.

The prescribed safety measures must be complied with.

Fees / Imposts

What you will need

  • Application for the import permit indicating the details of the items, as well as the following information: (1) In case of a sole proprietorship: Last Name, First Name, Fathers Name, Mothers Name, date and place of birth, home address, ID or passport number, date of issue and issuing authority, occupation, telephone number and email. (2) In case of a legal person: Name or trade name and registered office, as well as the aforementioned details of the legal representative. It should be expressly stated that the application relates to a trader.
    Filed by
    Submitted by the applicant (digital)
    Note
    The application shall be accompanied by a certified copy of the statutes (for legal persons) and any subsequent amendment thereto.
    Applicant status
    MINISTRY OF CITIZEN PROTECTION
Import permit for weapons or objects classified as collectibles, historical relics or family heirlooms
What you will need
1Proof of payment of the fee.Proof of payment / Receipt
Filed by
Submitted by the applicant (digital)Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)
Applicant status
Legal entities
2Certificate - solemn declaration - public documents, on the classification of the items as collectibles, historical relics or family heirlooms.Certification
Filed by
Submitted by the applicant (digital)Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)
Applicant status
Legal entities
3A trade permit for weapons or objects classified as collectibles, historical relics or family heirlooms.Rule
Filed by
Ex officio (digital)
4A solemn declaration submitted to the competent Criminal Investigation Department, containing the full details of the manufacturer and importer, the type, name and technical characteristics of the items. The declaration shall be accompanied by photographs, drawings and any other information relating to the type of weapons.Solemn Declaration
Filed by
Submitted by the applicant (digital)Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)
Applicant status
Legal entities

Legislation

  • Description
    Import from abroad.
    Legal references
  • Description
    Amendment of the provisions of Law 2168/1993 (A147) "Regulation of matters relating to weapons, ammunition, explosives, explosive devices and other provisions", harmonization of Greek legislation with Directive (EU) 2017/853 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2017 amending Council Directive 91/477/EEC on control of the acquisition and possession of weapons and adoption of the necessary additional measures for the implementation of the European Commissions Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/2403.
    Legal references
  • Description
    Processing via Citizens Service Center-Single Point of Contact (KEP-EKE), application form.
    Legal references
  • Description
    Terms, conditions and procedure for the classification of weapons and other objects listed in Law 2168/1993 as collectibles, historical relics or family heirlooms. Granting of permits for the import, trade and possession of these objects.
    Legal references
  • Description
    Establishment of a deadline for the processing of citizens cases, which fall within the competence of the Ministry of Public Order
    Legal references
  • Legal references

About

Process code
170424
NACE code
46.18
Description of NACE code
Agents specialised in the sale of other particular products
Legal means of protection or appeal
Administrative appeal 
Rules for non-response by the competent authority and legal consequences
Other

In all cases, the competent Police Authority replies either positively (by issuing a permit) or negatively (by issuing a decision to reject the request). The absence of a reply does not imply implicit approval or rejection of the request.

Other Information

Languages supported
English
Ways of provision
Establishment

ID: 170424

Name: Import permit for weapons or objects classified as collectibles, historical relics, or family heirlooms