Security guarding - certificate of competence

Service Description

The following activities in the guarding trade may only be carried out after passing the expert examination at the IHK:

  • Patrols in public traffic areas or in areas of the house with actual public traffic
  • Protection against shoplifters
  • Guarding in the entrance area of discotheques in the hospitality industry
  • Guarding of reception facilities in accordance with § 44 of the Asylum Act, as amended, of community accommodations in accordance with § 53 of the Asylum Act or other real estate and facilities that serve the official accommodation, even temporarily, of asylum seekers or refugees, in a managerial function
  • Guarding of large-scale events with protected access in a managerial function

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

Competent Authority

Industrie- und Handelskammer Ostthüringen (IHK Gera)

Gaswerkstraße 23
07546 Gera
Remark: Head office

Postal address
Post office box 3062
07490 Gera
+49 365 8553-0
Opening times

Monday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Transport connection
Linie 3
Parking spaces
Handicapped Parking Place
Number: 2
Fees: no

Parking Place
ausreichend vorhanden
Fees: no

Building access