Procedure descriptions
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Issuing a certificate of competence to handle and/or deal in explosive substances commercially

Supervisors, in particular managers of a manufacturing department, persons authorized to use explosives, plant foremen, supervisory personnel skilled in the disposal of explosives and warehouse keepers as well as persons who have been appointed to stay with the explosive substances, to hand them over to others or to receive the substances may perform their job as responsible persons if they possess an official certificate of competence to handle and/or deal with explosive substances in accordance with the Explosives Act.

Holders of a certificate of competence to handle and/or deal in explosive substances can only be natural persons.

Responsible department

Kreisjagdamt / Waffenbehörde

Personal contact

Frau Heidi Schmitt
Telephone 06221 522-2484
Responsibility

Buchstabe G-I

Frau Simone Schmich
Telephone 06221 522-1489
Responsibility

Buchstabe J-Me

Frau Doris Beckenbach
Telephone 06221 522-1218
Responsibility

Buchstabe Mf-Ri

Frau Firya Cebe
Telephone 06221 522-2486
Responsibility

Buchstabe Rm-U

Frau Jessica Reinehr
Telephone 06221 522-1503
Responsibility

Buchstabe V-Z

Herr Nils Gütle
Telephone 06221 522-1238
Frau Carmen Diederichs
Telephone 06221 522-1425
Responsibility

Buchstabe A-F

Leistungsdetails

Prerequisite

Basically you, as an applicant, will receive a license to handle and/or deal with explosive substances according to the Explosives Act if you are

  • reliable,
  • competent and
  • personally suitable,
  • over 21 years of age and
  • German or a member of the EU.

Procedure

The certificate of competence to handle and/or deal in explosive substances in accordance with the Explosives Act is only issued upon application.

For the application you have to fill in the form "Application to issue a certificate of competence in acc. with § 20 of the Explosives Act" and also if applic. the form "Supplement A" and submit it personally to the responsible authority.

Note: The required proof of competence has to be attached.

Required documents

  • valid identity card or passport
  • To check the reliability of persons from another EU Member State, the applicant should be requested to present a written confirmation with a certified translation from the relevant legal or administrative authority of his/her native country or country of origin for specific facts which are significant to assess the reliability (e.g. criminal records). The written confirmation may not date back to more than three months. Only the facts, which are confirmed by the relevant authorities of the native country or country of origin, can be regarded as proven.

Costs

Range of fees: Euro 35.79 to 204.52

Release note

The German original version of this text was drafted in close cooperation with the relevant departments. The Umweltministerium released it on 21.09.2016. Only the German text is legally binding. The Federal State does not assume any liability for the translated texts.
In cases of doubt or if you have any questions or problems, please contact the relevant authorities directly.