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Licence to trade in explosives

Basic information

Institutional Body

MINISTRY OF CITIZEN PROTECTION

Description

The procedure concerns the granting of a license to a natural or legal person in order to trade in explosives, which must meet certain legal requirements in order to be able to legally purchase such items. Aimed at citizens and businesses.

At a glance

Points of ServicePoints of Single Contact (ΚΕΠ – EKE), Police Stations, STATE SECURITY DIRECTORATE
Number of Documents0
Cost~ 151.2
Process Diagram

Conditions

Βusiness formation (individual, corporate) For company establisment see the link below

The applicant must not suffer from or have been treated for a major mental disorder or severe personality disorder. In case of a legal entity, this condition concerns all the representatives and managers in order for SA. and Ltd. and the well-established partners in order for limited partnership company or general partnership company.

The applicant has not been irrevocably convicted of a) any misdemeanor that is prosecuted ex officio and committed with intent, for which a sentence of imprisonment of at least 2 years was imposed b) any misdemeanor provided by the provisions of L.2168 / 93 and L.3500 / 2006. Also, not to have been prosecuted for: a) acts punishable by felony, b) violations of drug laws and protection of society from organized crime, for terrorist acts, for violations of provisions relating to fishing with explosives or toxic substances and for violations of no. 15 of L.2168 / 93 c) transactions provided in L.3500 / 2006. In case of a legal entity, this condition concerns all the representatives and managers in order for SA. and Ltd. and the well-established partners in order for limited partnership company or general partnership company.

Incompatible qualities of the applicant. In case of a legal entity, this condition concerns all the representatives and managers in order for SA. and Ltd. and the well-established partners in order for limited partnership company or general partnership company.

Existence of a warehouse and observance of urban planning regulations and conditions for legal use of the installation and operation space of the business.

Taking the measures provided by law and the permit for the installation and operation of warehouses as well as the measures safely indicated by the competent Police Authority.

Fees / Imposts

  • Trading license for items L.2168 / 93 or L.456 / 76, manufacture / repair / assembly, charging / retreading of weapon cartridges.
    Fee code
    6020
    Payment type
    Bank cashierDigital (debit / credit card)Digital (web banking)Hellenic Post
    Type
    e-Administrative Fee

What you will need

  • An application in which the interested party states the reasons and type of the requested permit as well as the following information: (1) For natural person: Surname, First name, Father’s name, Mother’s name, date and place of birth, home address, no. of Identity card or passport, date of issue and issuing Authority, profession, telephone and email. (2) For a legal entity: Name or trade name and registered office, as well as the above details of the legal representative.
    Filed by
    Submitted by the applicant (digital)
    Applicant status
    MINISTRY OF CITIZEN PROTECTION
Licence to trade in explosives
What you will need
1Proof of having paid the administrative feeProof of payment / Receipt
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Submitted by the applicant (digital)Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)
Applicant status
Legal entitiesPersons
2Certificate of a psychiatrist in which is stated by the interested party the mental health of him. In case of a SA or a Ltd company, the above certificate is submitted by representatives and managers and in case of a general or a limited parthership company, it is submitted by the general partners.Health certificate
Filed by
Submitted by the applicant (digital)Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)
Applicant status
Legal entitiesPersons
3A solemn declaration in which it is stated that the interested party does not fall under the prohibitive provisions of article 18 of L.2168 / 1993 and that he does not become a fugitive. In case of a SA or Ltd company, the above solemn declaration is submitted by representatives and managers and in case of a general or limited parthership company, it is submitted by the general partners.Solemn Declaration
Filed by
Submitted by the applicant (digital)Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)
Applicant status
Legal entitiesPersons
4The Police authority edits a criminal record copy (Type A`) of the interested party in case of a natural person or of the representatives and managers in case of SA. and Ltd. and the general partners in order for limited or general partnership company.Criminal Record Copy for General Use
Filed by
Ex officio (digital)
5Certified copy of the act of appointment of a representative of the board of directors of a SA company.Legal documents from legal entities
Filed by
Submitted by the applicant (digital)Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)
Applicant status
Legal entities
6Certified copy of the articles of association or company in the case of a legal entity of another form.Legal documents from legal entities
Filed by
Submitted by the applicant (digital)Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)
Applicant status
Legal entities
7Certified copy of the warehouse operating license.Rule
Filed by
Submitted by the applicant (digital)Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)
Applicant status
Legal entitiesPersons
8Three photographs.Photographs
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Submitted by the applicant (digital)Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)
Applicant status
Legal entitiesPersons
9A solemn declaration in which it is stated that the interested party: a. is not the owner or employee of a Private Security Services Company or a Private Investigation Office, b. is not a partner or a manager in an any legal form Private Security Services Company c. is not a member of the board of directors or a representative of a company which participates in a percentage of at least 15% of the capital of the said companies, nor a manager or a shareholder in a SA compsny with the same percentage, d. is not a partner or a manager in an any legal form Private Investigation Office. In case of a SA or Ltd company, the above solemn declaration is submitted by representatives and managers and in case of a general or limited parthership company, it is submitted by the general partners.Solemn Declaration
Filed by
Submitted by the applicant (digital)Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)
Applicant status
Legal entitiesPersons

Legislation

  • Description
    Trade in.
    Legal references
  • Description
    Terms and conditions.
    Legal references
  • Description
    Simplification and integration of procedures of the Hellenic Police in the Points of Single Contact (ΚΕΠ – EKE).
    Legal references
  • Description
    deadline for the handling of citizens cases under the responsibility of the Ministry of Public Order.
    Legal references
  • Description
    Regulations for the production, storage and trane in of explosives.
    Legal references
  • Description
    Supporting documents and procedure for issuing the licenses which are provided by the provisions of Law 2168/1993 and 456/76.
    Legal references
  • Description
    Conditions for safe storage of firearms, ammunition, explosives, and explosive devices.
    Legal references
  • Description
    Amendment of Law2168/1993 (A 147)
    Legal references

About

Process code
422752
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 any cace, the competent Police Authority issues a response, either positive (licence to trade in explosives) or negative (rejecting the request). Lack of response does not imply tacit approval or rejection of the request.

Other Information

Languages supported
EnglishGreek
Ways of provision
Establishment

Remarks

Security Departments or Sub-Directorates

ID: 422752

Name: Licence to trade in explosives