Permissions / Certificates

Services:

Admission as a patent attorney company

If you wish to establish a patent attorney company in the legal form of a GmbH, you must apply for admission as a patent attorney company.Note: In addition to the GmbH, partner...

Allocation of an identification number as proof of notification of the first use of an explosive within the scope of the Explosives Act (SprengG).

Before a civil explosive or pyrotechnic article is used for the first time, it must be notified to the BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing. BAM confirms or...

Allow animals breeding, keeping and trade

For many activities in the commercial handling of animals you need a permit from the competent authority. You can find out more about this here.

Amusement arcades

For the operation of gambling halls, a permit from the competent authority must be applied for in advance.

Animal by-products: Commercial handling (rendering) - Permit

If you wish to commercially dispose of, collect or transport animal carcasses or other waste of animal origin, then you must notify the competent authority of your activity...

Animal carcasses and animal by-products Disposal

Here you will find information on the disposal of animal carcasses and animal by-products.

Animal testing - apply for approval

If you want to conduct animal experiments, then you need prior approval from the competent authority.

Application for permission according to § 15 Biosubstances Ordinance

For the activity with certain biosubstances you need the permission of the competent body.

Application for permission to use on public roads and squares - underground special use

You need a permit to lay lines, e.g. pipe or cable lines, under public roads.

Application/notification for permission to work in the cemetery (for tradesmen)

For commercial work in the cemetery, you must apply for permission in advance or give notice of such work.

Apply for EU certificate according to the Professional Recognition Directive

If you want to provide certain services in other EU countries, you need the EU certificate as proof of your professional experience for some EU countries (for example Austria,...

Apply for a certificate of competence under the Explosives Act

For the reversal and traffic with explosive substances you need a certificate of competence according to the Explosives Act.

Apply for a company license as a vehicle keeper for independent participation in railroad operations (§ 6 AEG)

Application for the company license as a vehicle keeper for independent participation in railroad operation

Apply for a company license to provide rail transport services (§ 6 AEG)

Application for the company license for the provision of railroad transport services

Apply for a company permit to operate a rail infrastructure (§ 6 AEG)

Application for company approval for railroads, control and safety systems and platforms.

Apply for a permit to fly an aircraft for private pilots

You would like to become a private pilot? Then you need an aviation license, which you can apply for at the state aviation authority after successful training in a flight...

Apply for a permit to operate an aircraft for glider pilots

You would like to become a private pilot to operate a glider? Then you need a pilot's license, which you can apply for after successful training in a flight school at the state...

Apply for a permit to operate an aircraft for touring motor gliders

If you would like to become a private pilot to operate a touring motor glider, you will need an aviation license, which you can apply for at the state aviation authority after...

Apply for a permit to train pilots or air traffic control personnel

If you want to train flight instructors or air traffic control personnel, then you need a permit.

Apply for approval for the manufacture of compound feedingstuffs containing feed materials from animal components

You would like to produce a compound feed from certain straight feeding stuffs? Then you need an approval for it, if you want to use certain products of animal origin for the...

Apply for approval for use and storage of compound feed according to Regulation (EC) No. 999-2001

For the use and storage of compound feeds made from certain feed materials of animal origin, approval is required if you keep other livestock to which these feeds may not be fed.

Apply for approval of an aviation event

You would like to hold an event at your airfield where aircraft are displayed in flight or compete against each other in a competition? Then you need a permit which you must...

Apply for approval of an aviation school as a training organization

You would like to operate an aviation school as an approved training organization (ATO)? Then you need an ATO certificate.

Apply for approval of sales events such as weekly, annual or special markets

If you as an organizer want to organize a fair, an exhibition, a wholesale market, a weekly market, a fair or a special market (for example a Christmas market), a permit for the...

Apply for certificates of origin and CCI certificates for trade documents

The Chambers of Commerce and Industry issue certificates of origin and other trade certificates for the export industry.

Apply for clearance certificate according to explosives ordinance

If you want to participate in a If you would like to participate in a training course for the acquisition and handling of explosive substances in accordance with the Explosives...

Apply for commercial permit according to explosives law

If your business activity requires the handling of explosive substances, you need a permit from the relevant authority.

Apply for discharge of wastewater into a body of water

Do you want to discharge wastewater into a surface water body or into groundwater via the subsoil? Then you must submit an application for permission to use the water to your...

Apply for driving school permit / branch permit

If you want to operate a driving school, you need a driving school permit. If you are the owner of a driving school and operate branches of your driving school, you need a...

Apply for entry in the register of crafts that are exempt from licensing or in the register of trades similar to crafts

You may wish to take up the independent operation of an unlicensed craft or craft-like trade as a standing trade. In this case, you must immediately notify the Chamber of Crafts...

Apply for exemption for the use of non-organic seed/non-organic seed potatoes.

You would like to use conventional seed for experimental purposes on your organic farm, but you do not know whether this is allowed? If necessary, the competent authority (in...

Apply for permission for financial service provider

If you want to offer financial services, you need a permit to do so.

Apply for permission to establish a stock exchange

To establish a stock exchange, you need a permit from the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Apply for permission to set up bee colonies in protection districts of bee colonization centers in Thuringia

Are you a beekeeper and the intended location of your bees is within a 7 km radius of a beekeeping site in Thuringia? Then you need an installation permit.

Apply for permission to start waste management activity

If you want to collect or transport hazardous waste or trade in hazardous waste, you must apply for a permit for this activity from the competent authority.

Apply for permission to work as an insurance intermediary

If you would like to work as a self-employed insurance broker, you need a permit from your local Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK).

Apply for phytosanitary certificates for export to third countries

You want to export plants to a third country? You need a phytosanitary certificate/ pre-export certificate for this?

Apply for registration or approval for self-mixers

You would like to produce a compound feed for your own use with animal ingredients? Then you need a registration. If you also keep ruminants on your farm, you need an approval...

Apply for special use permit for roads

If you want to sell goods or set up an information stand on the street, for example, this is a special use of the street. You must apply for a permit for this.

Apply for travel business card

If you want to sell or offer goods or services commercially outside your business without being asked by a customer, or if you want to carry out entertainment activities as a...

Apply for travel business card extension

You need a travel trade card for a travel trade. You can have a temporary travel trade card extended by the competent authority.

Apply for travel trade card change or addition

You need a travel trade card for a travel trade. You can change or extend the activities listed in the travel trade card at the competent authority.

Apply for zoo permit

If you want to operate a zoo, you need the approval of the nature conservation authority. In addition to the establishment and operation of a zoo, the expansion and significant...

Apprenticeship register for the skilled trades: modification or deletion of apprenticeship relationships

If a training relationship in your company changes, is terminated or dissolved, you must notify the relevant office immediately.

Apprenticeship roll craft: shortening or extension of the apprenticeship period

The duration of training is bindingly defined for each occupation by the respective training ordinance in accordance with the Vocational Training Act. Upon application, the...

Approval as classifier for carcasses of cattle, pigs and sheep.

Upon receipt of the application: Examination of the requirements for admission: Completeness of the application: (a) name and address of the applicant, b) two recent...

Approval of an inspection body in accordance with the Raw Milk Quality Ordinance

If you want to operate an inspection body according to the Raw Milk Quality Ordinance, you need the approval of the competent authority.

Approval of an inspection body in accordance with the Raw Milk Quality Ordinance

If you would like to operate an inspection body in accordance with the Raw Milk Quality Ordinance, you will need the approval of the competent authority.

Approval of companies to carry out demolition and renovation work on or in existing plants, buildings or vehicles containing weakly bound asbestos products (Annex I No. 2.4.2 Para. 4 Hazardous Substances Ordinance)

You may only carry out demolition and renovation work on or in existing plants, buildings or vehicles containing weakly bound asbestos products if you have received approval for...

Approval of establishments and premises for intra-Community trade in accordance with the Ordinance on the Protection of Animals with regard to the internal market

For commercial trade and transport of animals or their products within the EU, your business needs an official permit.

Approvals and exemptions for blasting accessories

Blasting accessories such as detonating machines and detonating lines are subject only to national regulations and may be approved after testing or an exception may be granted...

Auctioneer business permit application

If you wish to auction off movable property, land or rights belonging to third parties on a commercial basis, you need a permit.

Auditing company - recognition

In order to establish an auditing company (WPG), you need recognition by the Chamber of Auditors. Recognition requires proof that the company is responsibly managed by...

Authorized Economic Operator (AEO)

Companies located in the European Union and involved in customs operations, i.e. also operating outside the European Single Market, can apply for Authorized Economic Operator...

Boats (rent) - boat certificate

Anyone wishing to rent recreational boats or personal watercraft for non-commercial use must have a boating certificate for each vessel.

Business or freelance activity: delimitation

Anyone who is self-employed either operates a trade or belongs to the liberal professions. "The liberal professions generally have as their object, on the basis of special...

Business registration limited liability company

If you wish to operate a limited liability company (GmbH), you as the managing director authorized to represent the company must notify the competent trade office of the...

Cab permit issuance

Do you want to transport passengers in a cab on a commercial basis? You can apply for the necessary permit at the responsible transport authority.

Capital management company Apply for permission to conduct business

If you want to manage investment assets as a capital management company with its registered office and head office in Germany, you need written permission or you have to register.

Car rental permit issuance

You would like to operate a rental car business? You can apply for the necessary permit at the transport authority responsible for you.

Carpool - Display

If you want to operate a ridesharing agency, you must notify the competent authority as a "standing trade".

Catering business, amusement arcade curfew - special permit

You must apply to the relevant authority for a reduction in the closure period for your business.

Certificate of good conduct - extended

If you need an extended certificate of good conduct, it will be issued to you upon request or sent directly to an authority for submission.

Certificate of good conduct - issuance in online procedure

If you need a simple or extended certificate of good conduct, then you can apply for this online.

Certification bodies for the sustainable production of biomass - recognition

Certification bodies monitor the compliance of operators in the bioenergy sector with the sustainability regulations and issue so-called interface certificates. Certification...

Certification service provider - cessation of activity

As a certification service provider, you must notify the competent body of the cessation of your activities.

Certification service provider - indication of operation

Certification service providers issue qualified certificates and are registered with the responsible body. They can be found on the website of the Federal Network Agency.

Certification service provider - voluntary accreditation

Certification service providers can apply for accreditation from the competent authority if they can prove that they meet the requirements of the Signature Act and the Signature...

Certification systems for the sustainable production of biomass - recognition

Certification systems ensure organizational compliance with the sustainability criteria in the bioenergy sector for the production and supply of biomass and contain...

Chamber of Architects Apply for registration of a partnership

Here you will find information on registering as a partner company in the register of companies at the Chamber of Architects of Thuringia.

Chamber of Crafts

Here you will find information about the tasks of the Chamber of Crafts.

Chamber of Engineers - Registration Voluntary Membership

As a newcomer to the profession, you can apply for voluntary membership of the Chamber of Engineers. You can find information on this here.

Chamber of Engineers - registration in the external register of the Chamber of Engineers of Thuringia (§ 14 ThürAIKG, § 64 ThürBO)

As an external service provider, you will find information here on how to register in the external directory of the Thuringian Chamber of Engineers.

Chamber of Engineers - registration in the register of companies with consulting engineers (§ 9, § 10 ThürAIKG)

The Chamber of Engineers of Thuringia, as a public corporation, has been assigned, among other things, the task of keeping a register of companies with consulting engineers,...

Chamber of Engineers - right to use the professional title of "engineer

If you meet the requirements, then you can be awarded the right to use the professional title "engineer" by the Thuringian Chamber of Engineers. You must submit an application...

Chamber of architects - right to use protected professional titles by foreign companies

A company that has neither its registered office nor a branch in Germany (foreign company) and moves to Thuringia for the temporary or occasional provision of services in the...

Chamber of architects - right to use protected professional titles by foreign service providers

As an out-of-town service provider, you can be registered in the special directory for out-of-town service providers of the Chamber of Architects Thruringia.

Chartered accountant - public appointment/ swearing in

Sworn auditors must be appointed by the Chamber of Public Accountants in order to practice their profession. The appointment simultaneously establishes membership in the Chamber...

Collection service - permission

Anyone wishing to provide debt collection services on a business basis must register this activity in the Legal Services Register.

Collections (permit required)

You would like to collect donations? Then you need, as a rule, a permit for this.

Commercial and private properties: Mediation - Permission

Anyone who brokers the conclusion of contracts for real property, rights equivalent to real property, commercial premises, residential premises or loans, or provides evidence of...

Commercial register - register

If your commercial enterprise requires business operations that are set up in a commercial manner in terms of type and scope (indications are, for example, a more extensive,...

Commercial shipping in Thuringia Apply for a permit

The operation of watercraft for the paid transportation of persons and property on Thuringian waters requires a permit in accordance with the Thuringian Ordinance on the...

Commercial transport of passengers by road Apply for a permit

If you want to carry out commercial passenger transport on the road, then you must obtain prior authorization.

Craftsmen's Register: authorization to practice according to § 7a Craftsmen's Code (HwO)

If the applicant operates a craft subject to licensing pursuant to § 1 of the Crafts Code, he/she shall be granted a right to practice another craft subject to licensing in...

Craftsmen's Register: authorization to practice according to § 7b Craftsmen's Code (HwO)

If a master craftsman's examination or an equivalent examination for the craft in question is not available, it is possible to submit an application for authorization to...

Customs Passport Booklet (Carnet-A.T.A.)

The A.T.A. carnet can facilitate the temporary use of certain goods in non-EU countries.

Dancing events on Sundays and public holidays - special permission

There are various prohibitions for dance events in the holiday laws of the federal states (which may differ in content): There are restrictions for the time of local church...

Dangerous Substances and Mixtures: Commercial Handling - Permit according to the Chemicals Prohibition Ordinance

For the commercial distribution of substances or preparations that must be labeled with the hazard symbols T (toxic) or T+ (very toxic) according to the Hazardous Substances...

Debtor and consumer insolvency counseling center - recognition

If you want to counsel debtors in the context of consumer insolvency proceedings, you need state recognition.

Delivery service (letters over 1,000 g) - advertisement

When you send letters with an individual weight of more than 1,000 grams andparcels with an individual weight of no more than 20 kilogramsfor others on a commercial basis, you...

Delivery service (letters up to 1,000 g) - permit / license

If you carry letter mail items with an individual weight of no more than 1,000 grams commercially for others, you need a permit (license).The license must be refused if facts...

Deregister trade

Do you want to discontinue your business, move to a location that falls under the jurisdiction of a municipality other than the one that was previously responsible, or do you...

Designate a person responsible for animal slaughter who is authorized to give instructions.

Do you or your employees slaughter, stun or bleed animals commercially? If so, you must appoint a responsible person with authority to issue instructions for reasons of animal...

Dietician: Job title - Permission

Anyone wishing to use the professional title of "dietitian" requires a permit.

Display of a public event

You must notify the relevant authority in advance of a public event.

Display of persons - permission

For the commercial display of persons you need the permission of the competent authority.

Disposal of sales packaging: Dual System -Determination

You would like to operate a nationwide system for the disposal of packaging waste? Then you must apply for an official permit for this.

Distance learning courses - Approval of distance learning courses that are not exclusively for recreational/entertainment purposes.

All distance learning courses must be approved by the state before they can be offered. Prior to approval, distance learning courses are reviewed to determine whether the...

Distance learning courses - approval of major changes

If there are significant changes in a distance learning course, these must be approved by the competent authority. Substantial changes exist if the content, duration or...

Distance learning courses - display of distance learning courses for recreational/entertainment purposes only.

If you wish to offer distance learning courses that are solely for recreational or entertainment purposes, then you must notify the relevant authority.

Do not allow explosives to be handled commercially

As a private person, you would like to handle explosive substances such as black powder, nitrocellulose powder or fireworks? Then you must comply with the Explosives Act and...

Dogs: Commercial keeping - Permission

If you want to keep dogs commercially, you need a permit from the competent authority. Requirements: The person responsible for the activity must have the professional...

Driver's license bodies for training in first aid - apply for recognition

Anyone wishing to provide training in first aid for the purpose of obtaining a driver's license requires official recognition.

Driving aptitude assessment center - apply for recognition

If you want to operate an assessment center for driving suitability, you need to be recognized by the Thuringian State Administration Office.

Driving instructor exam - apply for admission

If you would like to take the driving instructor examination, you need approval from the licensing authority to do so. The requirements for admission to the examination can be...

Driving instructor training centers - apply for recognition

If you want to train or have trained persons who want to become driving instructors (driving instructor candidates), you need the official recognition of your company as a...

EC type examination of civil explosives according to EC Directive 93/15/EEC and of pyrotechnic articles according to EC Directive 2007/23/EC

Explosives, articles containing explosives and pyrotechnic articles may only be placed on the market in Europe if the EC type examination has been carried out and a quality...

Economic experts - public appointment/swearing in

Only economic experts such as business economists work as sworn/publicly appointed economic experts. They are able to take a stand on economic issues due to their expertise and...

Egg packing station - apply for approval

You may only operate an egg packing station if it has been approved by the competent authority under market law and has been issued a packing station identification number.

Electronic signatures: Certification authority - Display

When you start operating a certification service, you must notify the competent authority. At the same time, you must submit a detailed security concept to the authority in...

Employment on Sundays and public holidays: Exemption permit (unreasonable impairment of competitiveness due to longer operating hours abroad).

If you, as an employer, wish to employ workers on Sundays and public holidays because the competitiveness of your company would be unreasonably impaired if the legally...

Energy certificate

The energy certificate is a document that evaluates a building in terms of energy. It gives you an indication of a rough estimate of the energy costs that will be incurred in...

Energy supply: Charges for network access - Approval

Charges for network access must be approved by the responsible regulatory authority.

Energy supply: Operation of energy supply networks - approval

The operation of a power supply network must be approved by the competent authority.

Energy supply: Supply of energy to household customers - Display

Energy supply companies supplying household customers with energy must notify the regulatory authority without delay of the commencement and termination of their activities and...

Erecting, modifying, operating ferry and navigation facilities - permit / authorization

If you want to build, operate or make changes to ferry and navigation facilities, then you need a permit from the competent body.

European lawyer Apply for admission to the Bar

If you have previously practiced law in another country within the European Union (EU), in a state party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA), or in Switzerland,...

Events in the public traffic area - apply for a permit

Permission must be obtained to hold events in the public street space for which the street is to be used beyond the public use for traffic.

Expert/expert public appointment and swearing in

You would like to be publicly appointed and sworn in as an expert or surveyor? Then you can apply for this at the competent authority.

Experts of the craft

If you would like to be publicly appointed as an expert by the Chamber of Crafts, you must meet certain requirements.

Eye test center - recognition

Anyone wishing to operate an eye test center requires recognition from the competent authority.

Farm number Allocation

As an employer, you must register your employees for social insurance. To do this, you need a company number.

Farrier/farrier apprentice blacksmith - recognition

Hoof and claw shoeing in Germany may only be carried out by certified and state-approved farriers. This does not apply to the practice of shoeing by employees subject to social...

File an appeal against decisions of the DPMA

You can file an appeal against decisions of the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA) in IP rights proceedings.

Financial investment intermediary permit application

If you wish to become a self-employed financial investment broker, you must apply for a permit.

Firearms license - issuance

If you want to carry alarm, irritant and signal weapons, then you need the "small" gun license.

Food safety: cross-check experts - apply for approval

If you want to examine counter samples and/or duplicate samples within the scope of the official monitoring of foodstuffs and consumer goods you need an authorization from the...

Forest products: Commercial collection - permission

For the commercial collection of mushrooms, berries and herbs, you need a permit from the respective forest owner.

Forestry Association Recognition

Association of recognized forest management groups or similar associations for the purpose of adapting forestry production to market requirements. You would like to establish a...

Forestry community recognition

Association of landowners for the joint management of their forest areas in a forestry cooperative (FBG) Thuringia: You would like to establish a forest management association...

Funerals - authorization to carry out

Here you will find information on burial and burial forms.

Game for sale: Show commercial husbandry

Anyone wishing to keep game in a commercial manner must notify the competent authority four weeks before commencing the activity.

Games with the possibility of winning - certificate of no objection

If you want to organize commercial games with the possibility of winning (e.g. games of skill), you need a permit from the responsible authority. To obtain this permit, you must...

Grant approval for the slaughter of poultry from special husbandry systems

For the slaughter of poultry of special types of husbandry, you must apply for permission from the competent authority.

Grant the authorization to use the designation "branded cheese".

If you want to market cheese under the name "branded cheese", then you need the permission of the competent body.

Granting of authority for repair store

You need a permit to set up a repair store.

Granting the right to use the designation "Deutsche Markenbutter

If you wish to market butter under the designation "Deutsche Markenbutter", then you must be granted the right to do so by the competent body.

Handicrafts Register: Declaration of handicraft business manager

If the craft business manager meets the requirements, then he or she is entered in the craftsmen's register.

Handicrafts Register: Notification of temporary provision of services according to § 8 EU EWR HwV

If you are a craftsman or craftswoman from a member state of the EU, another contracting state of the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland and wish to...

Hazardous substances: Accident in the company - obligation to notify

As an entrepreneur, you must immediately report accidents or operational malfunctions caused by activities involving hazardous substances to the responsible authority.

Health care and nursing assistants - Recognize foreign professional qualifications

Working as a healthcare and nursing assistant is regulated in Germany. This means that you may only work in this profession without restriction and to the full extent if you are...

Heilpraktiker/ Heilpraktikerin - Permission

If you want to work as a non-medical practitioner, you need the permission of the competent authority.

Highly radioactive sources Registration

You must report the delivery, acquisition, other whereabouts, and leak tests of highly radioactive sources to the HRQ Registry. In Germany, highly radioactive sources are used...

Hiking camp display

Any person who wishes to hold a traveling camp for the distribution of goods, which is to be advertised by public notice, must give notice thereof.

Historic preservation

If you have any questions concerning the protection of monuments or the promotion of their preservation, you should contact the competent authority.

Household check for mini-jobs in private households Implementation

If you employ a domestic helper on a mini-job basis, you must register them using the household check procedure.

Immission control (immissions/emissions)

The term immission control covers all efforts to limit immissions to a level that is acceptable to people and the environment in the long term. The main instrument of immission...

Information from the debtors' register until 31.12.2012

The purpose of the debtors' register is to protect bona fide business transactions from uncreditworthy debtors. Due to a new legal regulation, the maintenance of the debtors'...

Insemination stations and embryo collection units Permission

You can obtain a permit to operate an insemination station or embryo collection or production unit if you meet certain recognition requirements for this purpose.

Insurance broker - permission and register

Insurance brokers require a trade license from the responsible Chamber of Industry and Commerce. This is granted if you can prove personal reliability, orderly financial...

Insurance consultant - permission

If you wish to work as an insurance advisor, you must apply for permission from the relevant Chamber of Industry and Commerce.

Issuance of a driving instructor's license to holders of a certificate of competence from another country - submitting an application

Anyone who has obtained a driving instructor's license in another European country can apply for a German driving instructor's license under simplified conditions.

Issuance of a totalizator permit under the Racing and Lotteries Act

A racing or horse breeding club that wishes to operate a totalizator on the occasion of public horse races requires a totalizator permit under the Racing Betting and Lotteries...

Issuance of membership certificate Chamber of Crafts

Your responsible chamber of commerce can issue you a membership certificate for your member companies as proof of registration with the HWK. You must apply for this.

Issuance of permits for bookmakers and betting offices under the Racing Betting and Lotteries Act

If you want to place or broker bets on public horse races on a commercial basis as a bookmaker, you need a permit.

Keep registers and records of the whereabouts of wastes

Hazardous waste Anyone wishing to dispose of hazardous waste must keep a register or certain records of its whereabouts. The register or the records to be kept shall document...

Large and heavy goods traffic Apply for a permit

Large-volume and heavy-load transports are subject to authorization and permits.

Lawyer European - Admission

As a European lawyer you can, under certain conditions, be admitted to the bar.

Legal advice - permission

If you want to provide legal services in certain areas, you must register with the relevant authorities.

Licenses for imports, transit, exports and intra-Community movements in accordance with animal health and foodstuffs regulations

You must obtain a permit from the competent authority to import, transit, and in some cases export animals or goods that may be carriers of infectious agents.

Livestock trade (commercial) - Display

If you want to trade in livestock commercially or transport livestock commercially or as part of animal production based on the division of labor, or operate a collection...

Meat processing: approval

To operate a meat processing business, you need to be licensed by the authorities.RequirementsThe legal requirements concerning compliance with food and feed law and animal...

Meat production/slaughter: permission

The slaughter of farm animals kept as pets generally requires a permit. Exceptions exist only for domestic slaughtering. Persons who slaughter animals must have the necessary...

Meat production: ante-mortem and post-mortem inspection

If you commercially slaughter animals whose meat is intended for human consumption, you must have the animals officially inspected before and after slaughter. This applies...

Meat production: approval

If you want to carry out meat production, i.e. the slaughter of domestic ungulates, rabbits, poultry or furred game kept in gates with the aim of placing the meat on the market,...

Media harmful to minors Indexing

If you, as an authority or voluntary youth welfare organization, consider the content of a medium to be harmful to young people, you can apply for or initiate an indexing...

Medical devices - certificate of marketability

If you want to place medical devices on the market for the first time, you can apply for a certificate of marketability of the medical device(s) for export.

NiSV - Notification of the operation of non-ionizing radiation sources for cosmetic or other non-medical use

Anyone who treats people with non-ionizing radiation for non-medical reasons, e.g. with laser or magnetic field devices, with intense light, electrostimulation or ultrasound,...

Notification for an intended room disinfection with formaldehyde according to Annex I Number 4.3.2 Ordinance on Hazardous Substances (GefStoffV)

Anyone wishing to carry out room disinfection with approved biocidal products containing the active ingredient formaldehyde or from which formaldehyde is developed for the...

Notification for intended activities with fumigants according to Annex I Number 4.3.2 Hazardous Substances Ordinance (GefStoffV)

Whoever, commercially or independently, in the course of other economic undertakings outside a fixed installation, fumigates with the fumigants: Hydrogen cyanide (hydrogen...

Notification for the intended storage of ammonium nitrate and mixtures containing ammonium nitrate according to Annex I Number 5.4.2.3 Ordinance on Hazardous Substances (GefStoffV)

Anyone who intends to store ammonium nitrate and mixtures containing ammonium nitrate of groups and subgroups A, D IV and E in quantities of more than 25 tons on a commercial...

Notification of temporary and occasional cross-border provision of services by private experts for the examination of officially left counter or duplicate samples in the field of food control (counter sample experts) from other EU/EEA countries

Nationals of another member state of the EU, of another contracting state of the Agreement on the European Economic Area or of Switzerland, who are legally established there...

Notification of temporary and occasional cross-border provision of services by state-certified food chemists from other EU/EEA states.

Nationals of other EU/EEA states or of a state equated by agreement who are legally established there for the practice of the same profession as the State-certified food chemist...

Notifications for the performance of demolition and renovation work with asbestos or materials containing asbestos on or in existing plants, buildings or vehicles (Annex I No. 2.4.2 Ordinance on Hazardous Substances)

According to Annex I No. 2.4.2 of the Ordinance on Hazardous Substances, demolition and renovation work on or in existing plants, buildings or vehicles containing weakly bound...

Obligation to register in accommodation facilities

If your stay in a place of accommodation exceeds six months, you must register with the relevant registration office.

Obtain an aviation license (aviation license / pilot license)

You would like to become a private pilot? Then you need an aviation license, which you can apply for at the state aviation authority after successful training in a flight...

Obtain certificate of instruction in the guarding trade

You must provide proof of instruction in the guarding trade if you are employed and take on guarding tasks in the guarding trade on your own responsibility.

Official recognition of experts for the acceptance of temperament tests for dogs according to §§ 8 and 9 ThürTierGefG

Official recognition of experts according to § 1 ThürWesenstVO for the acceptance of temperament tests of dogs according to §§ 8 and 9 ThürTierGefG

Official recognition of the experts for the acceptance of expert examinations for owners of dangerous dogs or other dangerous animals

Official recognition of experts for the acceptance of expert examinations for keepers of dangerous animals (§§ 1 and 9 of the Thuringian Expert Examination Ordinance).

Over-the-counter medicines Take expertise test for sale

In order to be able to offer so-called over-the-counter medicines in the trade, you must prove the corresponding expertise by passing an examination.

Parcel delivery service - permit / notification requirement pursuant to § 36 of the Postal Act

You may need a permit from the Federal Network Agency to operate a parcel delivery service.

Patent Attorney - Admission

You may only work as a patent attorney if you have been admitted to practice as a patent attorney by the Patent Attorneys' Association. You must apply for admission. Patent...

Pawnbroking business permit application

If you wish to operate commercially as a pawnbroker or pawnbroker's agent, you need a permit.

Pension consulting - permission

Registration with the competent authority is required for the provision of pension consultations.

Permission to operate an aircraft conversion apply

Are you a private pilot and would like to convert your pilot's license? Then you can submit an application for conversion to the state aviation authority.

Permit for real estate loan broker issuance

You need a permit to act as a real estate loan broker if you commercially offer real estate consumer loans within the meaning of Section 491 (3) of the German Civil Code or ...

Permit to fly an aircraft apply for renewal

If you are an airline pilot and would like to renew an existing rating, you may need to take a refresher course at your flight school and then have the renewal confirmed on your...

Permit to operate an aircraft Application for renewal for private aircraft pilots

If you are a private pilot and would like to renew an existing rating, you may require refresher training at your flight school, after which you canhave the extension confirmed...

Pest control expertise test prove

If you want to control pests with poisons professionally, you may not just do it, but you must first inform the authorities who are responsible for this.

Pest control professionally: notification to start activities for the first time or after an interruption of more than one year.

If you carry out pest control professionally, you must report this activity to the competent authority.

Pharmaceutical production - permission

For the commercial or professional manufacture of medicinal products, you need a permit from the competent authority.

Privacy

Data protection describes the protection of each person's data against unauthorized collection, processing and disclosure.

Private equity company - recognition

If you want to operate a business investment company, then you need the recognition of the competent authority for this.

Private hospital apply for concession

If you want to open a private hospital, a private maternity hospital or a private mental hospital, you will need a permit under trade law, a so-called license. You must apply...

Prostitution business Apply for permission to operate

If you want to run a prostitution business, then you must apply for permission to do so beforehand.

Prostitution business Display installation of a prostitution vehicle

If you want to set up a prostitution vehicle, then you must notify the competent authority.

Protection against non-ionizing radiation - Inspection of equipment - Notification as inspection body

The competent authority must monitor compliance with the regulations when operating facilities for the application of non-ionizing radiation to humans outside of medicine, also...

Protection as a trademark extension

When the protection period of your trademark ends, you can extend the protection.

Protection as a trademark registration

Marks that serve to distinguish the goods and services of one company from those of other companies can be protected as trademarks at the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA).

Protection of Sundays and public holidays - exceptions

On Sundays and public holidays, there is a rest period and no activities may be carried out that could disturb the rest of the day. However, if there are important reasons,...

Public gambling: Event - Permission

If you want to organize or mediate public gambling, then you need the permission of the competent authority beforehand.

Pyrotechnics: Burning by permit or certificate holders - notification

If you, as the holder of a permit or certificate of competence, wish to burn pyrotechnic articles in accordance with § 23 of the 1st Explosives Ordinance, you must notify the...

Radioactive substances: Inventory - Display

If you handle radioactive materials, you must report the inventory of radioactive materials with half-lives of more than 100 days to the competent body once a year.

Re-register business

If you wish to re-register your business, you must notify the relevant authorities.

Recognition as a test center for plant protection equipment Granting

What types of crop protection equipment do they want to test? A distinction is made between area and room cultivators, granular spreaders, dressing devices. Small and large...

Recognize explosives training courses for the teaching of specialist knowledge

In order to conduct training courses for the teaching of specialist knowledge for the handling and traffic of explosive substances, you require state recognition by the...

Recognize qualified person for operational safety

If you test the explosion and fire hazard potential of equipment, protective systems, safety, control or regulating devices, you must be recognized by the competent body.

Recreation and entering the open countryside

Access to the open countryside on roads and paths as well as on unused ground areas for the purpose of recreation is permitted to all and is governed by for the forest...

Register animal show, animal market or animal exchange

If you wish to hold events such as animal shows, animal fairs and animal exhibitions, you must notify the relevant administrative authority. For commercial purposes, you need a...

Register business

If you want to operate a business, then you must notify the relevant authority. You can find out more about this here.

Register of Crafts: Application for granting an exemption according to § 9 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 Crafts Code

Under certain conditions, as a national of a member state of the EU, another state party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or Switzerland,you can obtain an...

Register of Crafts: Entry in the register of crafts subject to licensing (Annex A of the Crafts Code)

The Handicrafts Register is the list of trades that can be operated as crafts subject to licensing (Annex A to the Handicrafts Code). Only natural persons, legal entities and...

Register of Crafts: Exemption according to § 8 of the Crafts Code (HwO)

Under certain conditions, you may be granted an exemption from registration in the register of skilled crafts. You can obtain information on this here.

Register of Craftsmen: Change of company data/form

If there are any changes to your company data or legal form, you must notify the competent authority.

Register of Craftsmen: Request for deletion

You can apply for deletion of your data from the register of skilled crafts at the responsible Chamber of Skilled Crafts.

Register of craftsmen: registration of small businessmen

Registration in the register of skilled crafts is not required for certain activities. You can find information on this here.

Register tax consulting for temporary and occasional assistance

If you are professionally established in a member state of the EU or Switzerland and are authorized there to provide assistance in tax matters on a business basis, then you may...

Registration of companies according to Art. 65 of the Plant Health Regulation (EU) 2016/2031

You want to import plants subject to certification / passport obligation into the EU? You want to move plants with plant passport obligation within the EU?

Relocation or modification of telecommunication lines in traffic routes - submitting an application.

If you are the owner or operator of public telecommunications networks and wish to lay or modify telecommunications lines in a public street, you may be able to obtain approval...

Rental bus permit issuance

If you wish to transport more than nine passengers in national transport outside of scheduled transport (occasional transport, e.g. bus hire, excursions or vacation...

Request approval of tariffs for local rail passenger transport

Approval of the tariffs for local rail passenger transport must be applied for at the Thuringian Ministry of Infrastructure and Agriculture.

Request calibration of measuring instruments

Measuring instruments used to determine measured quantities in commercial or official transactions must be calibrated at regular intervals. You must apply for this at the...

Request change of use of buildings

A change of use is a change in the approved type of use of a building. For the registration of a trade, for example, it is advisable to obtain information about this in advance...

Request information from the central business register

If you want to carry out a trade and need proof of your personal reliability for this, you can apply for information from the central trade register.

Request qualified signature

By using a qualified electronic signature, citizens as well as entrepreneurs can provide electronic documents with a personal quailified signature before sending them. This...

Request type test

Structural systems or parts of structural systems that are subject to testing and are erected or used in the same design at several locations must be tested by a testing office...

Restaurant business, display

You must notify the competent authority of the operation of a restaurant.

Retirement/nursing home: Operation - Display

If you want to operate a retirement/nursing home, you must notify the home supervisory authority (in addition to registering your business).

Road haulage Obtain proof of professional qualification to run a company

To open a company that transports goods by road, you must prove your professional qualification.

Road haulage and passenger transport: Professional driver qualification - basic qualification/accelerated basic qualification

If, as a professional driver, you carry out journeys in road haulage or passenger transport for commercial purposes on public roads, you require proof of basic qualification in...

Road haulage and passenger transport: company card (digital tachograph) - issue

As an entrepreneur in road haulage and passenger transport, you need a company card. You must apply for this at the responsible office.

Road haulage and passenger transport: workshop card (digital tachograph) - issue

For the installation and adjustment of the digital EC tachograph, workshops, manufacturers of recording equipment and vehicle manufacturers need a workshop card.

Road haulage: proof of professional qualification

If you want to run a road haulage company, you must be professionally qualified. To do this, you must demonstrate knowledge in various subject areas: Law (knowledge of civil,...

Road haulage: recognition of a managerial activity

If you want to manage a road haulage company, you must be professionally suitable. If you can prove that you have at least ten years of practical experience in a managerial...

Road passenger transport - prove professional suitability to run a business.

To open a company that transports people by road, you usually have to prove your professional suitability by passing an examination.

Road passenger transport apply for certificate of professional competence issuance

To open a company that transports passengers by road, you must prove your professional qualification. In addition to an examination, this can also be done through a managerial...

Road passenger transport: recognition of a managerial activity

If you want to manage a road passenger transport company, you must be professionally suitable. If you can prove practical experience of at least ten years in a managerial...

Road passenger transport: recognition of equivalent final examinations

If you want to run a road passenger transport company, you must be professionally suitable. You can prove your professional suitability by passing the following examinations ...

Road traffic Request for exemptions

Exceptions to the requirements and prohibitions of the Road Traffic Regulations are possible upon request.

Savings bank: establishment - permission

If you want to establish a savings bank, then you need permission from the relevant authority.

Security guarding (store detectives, patrols in public areas, doormen) - permit

Certain activities in the guarding trade may only be carried out after passing the expert knowledge examination at the IHK.

Security guarding - apply for a permit

Anyone who wishes to guard the lives or property of other persons on a professional basis requires permission from the competent authority.

Security guarding - certificate of competence

For the permission to perform some activities in the guarding business you need a certificate of competence.

Set up playground equipment

If you want to set up commercial gaming machines with the possibility of winning, you need the permission of the competent authority.

Shooting range operation - permission

If you want to operate a shooting range, you need a permit. Therequirements for this are: proof of reliability and personal suitability as well as proof of liability...

Short-time allowance approval

If there is a temporary, unavoidable loss of work in your company, short-time allowance can be paid in full or in part for your employees. The loss of earnings is partially...

Single point of contact for start-ups and entrepreneurs Administrative procedures via a single point of contact Handling

If you want to do business or work in Germany, the single points of contact will inform you about legal requirements and help you complete administrative procedures quickly and...

Small fireworks exception permit obtained

You must apply for an exemption permit to burn small fireworks outside of the yearly wassail.

Stand permit

If you want to operate a stand at a market, then you need a permit from the relevant authority.

Storage group classification of explosives and articles containing explosives (includes pyrotechnic articles)

The behavior of the explosive or object with explosive in its specific packaging under the boundary conditions of storage is evaluated and assigned to a Division 1.1 to 1.4 and...

Street sale - exemption

Streets are usually reserved for road traffic. There is a ban on offering goods and services. For certain individual cases, permission may be granted upon application...

Substances hazardous to water: Specialist company - Proof of specialist company status

Upon request, specialist companies must provide proof of their specialist company status to the lower water authority in whose district they operate. It must also be possible to...

Substances hazardous to water: commercial handling - notification

Facilities for handling substances hazardous to water pose a particular threat to water bodies. These include, in particular, oil heating systems, filling stations, facilities...

Sunday and holiday employment: Exception permit (urgently needed in the public interest).

If you as an employer want to employ workers, but an exception or deviation option is not provided for in the Working Hours Act for your case in question, or if the exceptions...

Sunday and holiday employment: Exemption permit (for chemical, biological, technical or physical reasons).

If you as an employer want to employ workers on Sundays and public holidays because certain work for chemical, biological, technical or physical reasons requires uninterrupted...

Sunday employment: Exemption permit (carrying out the inventory required by law).

If you as an employer want to employ workers on one Sunday per calendar year because you want to carry out the legally required inventory, you need an exemption permit.

Surveillance of quality assurance systems at manufacturers of explosives according to EC Directive 93/15/EEC and of pyrotechnic articles according to EC Directive 2007/23/EC

Explosives, articles containing explosives and pyrotechnic articles may only be placed on the market in Europe if the EC type examination has been carried out and a quality...

Take the dangerous goods driver exam

To transport dangerous goods by road, you must have an ADR training certificate.

Tax consultant - appointment

If you want to work as a tax consultant or tax agent, you need the official appointment of the competent chamber of tax consultants.

Tax forms

The taxation procedure requires different forms for tax returns, tax declarations or applications and certificates, depending on the individual tax types. The Thuringian tax...

Telecommunications service providers - notification/disclosure requirement

If you commercially operate public telecommunications networks or provide telecommunications services to the public you must immediately notify the Federal Network Agency...

Test engineers for stability - apply for recognition

If you want to work as a test engineer for stability, you need the recognition of the highest building supervisory authority.

Testing and confirmation bodies for certification services - Recognition

Confirmation bodies or testing and confirmation bodies have the task of checking and confirming security concepts of certification service providers (testing and confirmation...

Trade and brokering transactions related to NBC weapons or military uses in arms embargo countries Authorization

The provision of brokerage services, mediation activities, and the conclusion of commercial transactions in connection with certain supplies of goods that are or may be intended...

Trade subject to authorization: Information

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 ...

Traffic space restriction - approval

A permit must be obtained for any measure that requires a restriction and special use of public traffic space.

Transfer permit for the intra-Community transport of civil explosives and ammunition

The shipper of civil explosives applies for a transfer license in the recipient country, which includes the entire transport chain (including transit countries in each case).

Transport of dangerous goods - Apply for recognition of training organizers for training in the transport of dangerous goods.

If you want to conduct training courses for dangerous goods drivers, you must be recognized as a training organizer by the locally responsible IHK.

Type approval for playground equipment

Gambling devices with the possibility of winning (money and goods gambling devices) may only be set up commercially if the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt has approved...

Verify trader reliability for trades requiring monitoring

You would like to register or re-register a trade that requires monitoring? In this context, the trade authority checks your reliability on the basis of a certificate of good...

Vertebrate animals Obtain certificate of competence to stun or kill

Killing and related activities may only be carried out by persons who have the necessary knowledge and skills (expertise).

Veterinary surgeon - temporary exercise of the profession in the context of the provision of services under European law - report

If you are a veterinarian, you are allowed to carry out your activity in Germany as a service provider for the temporary and occasional practice of the profession even without a...

Waters (public): commercial use (groundwater heat pumps > 100m) - permit

If you want to install and operate a groundwater heat pump, you need a water law permit for the extraction and reinjection of groundwater.

Weapons manufacturing permit application

If you want to manufacture, process or repair firearms or ammunition on a commercial basis, you need a firearms manufacturing license.

Weapons possession card as an expert or expert permit application

If you are an expert in firearms or ammunition and want to own or acquire them, you need a permit to do so.

Weapons trade permit application

If you want to buy and sell firearms or ammunition on a commercial basis, you need a firearms dealer's license.

Weapons trade specialist examination prove

As part of the licensing procedure for commercial arms trading, you must provide proof of the relevant specialist knowledge. To do this, you take a specialist knowledge...

Weapons transport - permit

For the transport of firearms or ammunition you need the permission of the competent authority.

official recognition of an experimental facility for plant protection products

Non-official testing facilities operated or established by a private or public entity may be officially recognized upon application.

register companies in the list of prequalified companies for public tenders

If you are a company, you can register in the Official Register of Prequalified Companies (AVPQ) by providing one-time proof of your reliability and suitability to the...

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