Trade subject to authorization: Information

Service Description

In principle, there is freedom of trade in the Federal Republic of Germany. Nevertheless, there are exceptions to this rule.

For some trades, special licensing requirements (specialized knowledge examinations, instruction, concessions, approvals or special permits) are necessary.

In particular, the following commercial activities are subject to licensing:

  • Operation of pubs and restaurants
  • Operation of cab companies
  • Accounting assistants
  • Financial service providers
  • Road haulage companies
  • Trade in over-the-counter medicines
  • Trade in weapons, ammunition and explosives
  • Craft
  • Manufacture of weapons and pharmaceuticals
  • Collection agencies
  • Ambulance services
  • Brokers
  • Nursing services
  • Private hospitals
  • Activities in the guarding trade
  • Insurance intermediaries

For these trades, you must be able to prove your personal reliability, your professional suitability and, if applicable, your financial capacity or certain spatial conditions.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

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Competent Authority

Landratsamt Saale-Holzland-Kreis - Gewerbebehörde

Claußstraße 3
07607 Eisenberg

Postal address
Post office box 1310
07602 Eisenberg
036691 70-541
036691 70-540
036691 70-543
036691 70-746
Opening times

General office hours

Monday: 8:30-12.00
Tuesday: 8:30am-12:00pm 1:30pm-3:30pm
Wednesday: by appointment
Thursday: 8:30am-12:00pm 1:30pm-5:30pm
Friday: 8:30am-12:00pm

Appointments can also be made outside the above office hours if necessary.

Transport connection