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The issuance of the permit natural persons
The selected organisation: LR IEKŠLIETU MINISTRIJAS VALSTS POLICIJA
Short description:
The issuance of the permit natural persons - hunter`s certificate, a Weapon, firearm, possession of a firearm.
Beneficiaries:
Individual
Maximum duration (days):
30
Process description
Other information
1. solis / Process description
To be able to buy hunting, sport or self-defence firearm or high-energy pneumatic weapon is necessary to obtain a permit to acquire weapons.
A natural person shall submit a submission to the State Police at the regional administration according to the declared place of residence in the declaration of the indicated additional address or real estate location, which provides for storage of weapons and their ammunition (hereinafter – a unit of the State Police).
Contact details of the national police regional units and office hours are found in the www.vp.gov.lv (Services – Licenses, certificates, authorisations – Contact and office hours).
http://www.vp.gov.lv/?id=724&said=431&topid=0
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On the spot Weapons permit application submission of the National Police regional administrations
Adrese: Gaujas iela 15, Rīga, LV-1026
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2. solis / The application
The application must state:
1. the given name, surname and personal identity number;
2. the contact information – address of the declared place of residence, telephone number, electronic mail address (if applicable);
3. the categories and uses a weapon, which it intends to buy. If the firearm comes with interchangeable barrels, indicating their amount;
4. a firearm or high-energy pneumatic weapon, the reasons for the acquisition (justification for the acquisition, possession, carrying);
5. the type of weapons permits, one wishes to receive (weapon storage or a concealed weapon permit);
6. the expected gun and ammunition storage location (address);
7. weapons test, the number and date of issuance of certificates (only in self-defence or sport firearm or high-energy pneumatic weapon purchases, as well as hunting firearm purchase of a person having a weapon for the possession or carrying of the submitter of a weapon or ammunition Acquisition, Registration, Possession, Carrying or enforcement offences or which had restricted (removed for a period of time) the acquisition, possession or carrying of weapons of rights);
8. State Forest Service hunter`s certificate issued by the number and date (only for categories B, C or D for the purchase of hunting firearm);
9. State Forest Service inquiry by a hunter to the examination commission to settle a practical examination in shooting with long-barrelled – rifled barrel hunting firearm number and date of issue (only a Category B or C long-barrelled – the purchase of a rifled barrel hunting firearm);
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3. solis / Documents to be attached to
An application shall be accompanied by the following documents:
1. one photograph (3 x 4 cm), in which a person shall be photographed not longer than six months;
2. medical treatment institution exit health check payable to persons wishing to possess or carry firearms;
3. a copy of a certificate in basic knowledge of first-aid training course in 12 hours ending three hours with an aptitude test or medical education document copy, or educational institution and a copy of the transcript of a diploma certifying that the relevant person has acquired the appropriate training courses at this educational institution;
4. The procedures prescribed by law are recognised in sport shooting sports related sports federation a certified statement testifying that a natural person for at least three years is a registered sports organisation and she has at least in the second sport class in a shooting-related type of sport (B and C small-calibre rifled sport firearms purchases);
5. the sports federation or its collective membership (hereinafter – the sports organisation) statement that the natural persons engage in sport associated with the shooting (Category B, C or D long-barrelled – smooth-bore sports firearm purchases);
6. a copy of the certificate of authority (firearm, the exchangeable barrel thereof, munitions or high-energy pneumatic weapon for heritage).
In accordance with the Cabinet of Ministers No 1011 262) and 10.8. above, the person submitting the application is to be paid also to the specified State fee regarding issuance of the permit to acquire weapons, as well as regarding the issuance of the permit for possession or carrying of a weapon, unless the person shall not be exempted from the specified State fee in accordance with Paragraph 261
The State fee rate for natural persons are intended for use by the Cabinet of Ministers No 1011 259 of these Regulations.
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4. solis / Properties for the payment of state fee for issuance of the permits all types of weapons
Properties for the payment of state fee on all types of weapons in the issuance of the permit:
Recipient: Treasury
90000050138 reg. no.
the requested authority: BIC KODU Bank of Latvia
TRELLV22
Beneficiary's account: LV46TREL1060140913100
The economic classification KODU (EEC): 09131
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5. solis / Procedures for Examination of Application
Procedures for Examination of Application.
National police body shall examine the submission within a month after its receipt.
1. shall examine the submission and documents attached thereto;
2. evaluate the submission of a firearm and high-energy pneumatic weapon, the reasons for the acquisition;
3. examine whether the specified address, which provides for the gun and ammunition storage, is the declared place of residence of a person specified in the declaration, the additional address or real estate (property);
4. checks for gun and ammunition storage conditions specified in the submission of a weapon and ammunition in storage location (address);
5. verify whether the person concerned has fulfilled the Handling Weapons and Special Means the statutory requirements and depending on the weapon categories and the type of use of Weapons and Special Means passed the statutory qualification examination in respect of the procedures for the handling of weapons and ammunition and the skill to use a weapon (hereinafter – weapons examination), received hunter`s certificate, hunter to the examination commission passed a practical examination in shooting with long-barrelled – a rifled barrel hunting firearm, as well as medical treatment institution out health check payable to persons wishing to possess or carry weapons;
6. verify the compliance of a natural person with the Handling Weapons and Special Means statutory requirements;
7. examine whether the alien, a stateless person or refugee has received a permanent residence permit in the Republic of Latvia;
8. it verifies the receipt of payment of the State fee.
(see. Cabinet of Ministers on 2011 December 27 Cabinet Regulation No. 1011 10).
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6. solis / Information about the handling of weapons and ammunition and skills to use a weapon kvalifik. check
Information about the handling of weapons and ammunition and skills to use a weapon the qualification examination.
The handling of weapons and ammunition to use a weapon and skills of the procedures for giving a qualification examination, the amount of knowledge required for passing it and the fee for the qualification examination shall be determined by the Cabinet of Ministers on 2012 January 24 Cabinet Regulation No. 80 „Regulations regarding the handling of weapons and ammunition and skills to use a weapon the procedures for giving a qualification examination”.
The quest for weapons and ammunition circulation and skill to use a weapon (weapons test) shall take place once a week Klijanu Street in Riga, 4, Wednesdays at 14.00.
In order to take weapons examination, the person must be logged on to the telephone number 67208303 or send an application to the e-mail address: as@vp.gov.lv. http://www.vp.gov.lv/?id=411&said=431&topid=0
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7. solis / Information about hunter`s certificate
Information about hunter`s certificate.
State Forest Service hunter`s certificate is issued to persons who have passed the appropriate examinations the examining body (Art. 2014 Hunting Law and Cabinet of Ministers on 23 September 567 „Conditions for hunters and hunting the driver training and examination, as well as hunting document issuance and cancellation of”).
Before the acquisition of a hunting firearm a person receives hunter`s certificate. Prior to the acquisition of a rifled barrel hunting firearm a person shall also pass a practical examination in shooting with long-barrelled — rifled barrel hunting firearm (except persons which such firearm has been registered in the last five years). Weapons and Special Means Circulation Law 22, Paragraph three).
After examination of the application, the division of the State Police shall take a decision to issue a specific category and type of use a firearm or high-energy airgun for a permit and weapon storage permit or a concealed weapon permit or a natural person, upon detection of non-compliance with the Handling Weapons and Special Means, issuance of the permit requirements specified in the Law on prohibitions or requirements laid down in the purchase of a weapon, refusal to issue a firearm or high-energy airgun for a permit.
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8. solis / information regarding a permit to acquire weapons
A Weapon is valid for three months from the date on which the State Police has taken a decision on issuing thereof. The authorisation shall be: to acquire the firearms indicated therein, the exchangeable barrels thereof, high energy pneumatic weapons and ammunition in Latvia from merchants who have received a special permit (licence) for the manufacture or trade of weapons or, when you receive an authorisation for bringing weapons into Latvia, - from foreign manufacturers and trade merchants of weapons in accordance with the relevant country laws. (see. Weapons and Special Means Circulation Law, article 12).
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9. solis / Information on weapon storage permits
Possession of a weapon.
Authorisation for Possession of the procedures specified in the right weapon owner indicated in the permit to possess a firearm, the exchangeable barrel thereof or high-energy pneumatic weapon indicated in the authorization shall be addressed – a natural person in the declaration of the declared place of residence, the additional address and real estate, including the joint property (apartment residential house). (see. Weapons and Special Means Circulation Law, article 13).
The storage permit is issued for an indefinite period.
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10. solis / Information on a concealed weapon permit
A concealed weapon permit.
A concealed weapon permit issued to natural persons of Category B short self-defence firearms.
A concealed weapon permit in accordance with the procedures prescribed by a natural person the right to possess a firearm weapon owner indicated in the permit declaration of the declared place of residence, the additional address and real estate, including the joint property (apartment residential house), carry or transfer a gun, to acquire and possess the ammunition, carry and use a weapon, according to its use, as well as to utilise and use a weapon in this Law or other cases and in accordance with the procedures specified in regulatory enactments (ref. Weapons and Special Means Circulation Law, article 14).
A concealed weapon permit is issued for 10 years.
The storage permit or a concealed weapon permit in accordance with the decision shall be issued by the relevant country police department after a firearm or high-energy pneumatic weapon registrations.
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11. solis / Information on firearms, munitions and components of storage
Firearms, munitions and components, as well as high-energy pneumatic weapons storage.
1. A firearm, the exchangeable barrels thereof, high energy pneumatic weapon, as well as ammunition and weapons and ammunition components indicated in the permit for possession or carrying of a weapon in a sealed metal vault shall be kept at a metal locker (metal box) or other material as commercially manufactured specially for the storage of a firearm in a safe deposit box, under such storage conditions, which prevents the accidental weapon or ammunition from falling into unauthorised hands.
2. Metal safe or metal cabinet (metal boxes) wall thickness of not less than 2,5 mm. Other material as commercially manufactured specially for possession for the safe after the endurance is equivalent to such a metal safe or metal cabinet (metal box). Seifs or metal cabinet (metal box) lockable with padlock whose key is available only for a firearm or high-energy pneumatic weapon owner. The safe or metal locker (metal box), which is less than 1500 x 400 x 300 mm, shall be strengthened by combining this with the floor or wall. (see. Cabinet of Ministers on 2011 December 27 Cabinet Regulation No. 1001 „Arms and Munitions Acquisition, Registration, Registration, Possession, Transportation, Conveyance, Carrying, Realisation of the arms collection and storage conditions”. points 30, 31).
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