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Hunting weapons - Import and export

Import
You are free to import and carry all forms of manual repetitive hunting weapons in Greenland; According to the Greenlandic weapons act, you do not need any sort of permission to do so. However, most other countries require that you have permission to import manual repetitive hunting weapons into Greenland in order for you to export weapons from these countries. Therefore you need to apply for weapon import permission if you:
  • Live in Greenland and want to buy hunting weapons abroad
  • Move to Greenland from abroad, and want to bring a hunting weapon

To apply for permission to import hunting weapons you need to complete the weapons import application form and submit it to the police by mail or e-mail. You can also deliver it personally.

Weapons import application form (in Danish)

Export
To be able to export hunting weapons from Greenland, you must, depending on the purpose of the export, either have permission or a certificate from the police:
  • If you are emigrating from Greenland you need permission to export hunting weapons
  • If you want to bring your weapon on a vacation abroad, you need a certificate that declares that permission to export weapons is not needed

To apply for permission to export weapons you need to complete the weapons export application form and submit it to the police by mail or e-mail. You can also deliver it personally.

Weapons export application form (in Danish)

Notice
From the time the police have received your application approximately 2 weeks will pass until you get the permission by mail.