Licences and authorisations

From driving schools to restaurants to weapons dealerships, some business establishments and activities require special authorisations, and some professions can only be practised with such authorisations. Do you need a special licence? Then you are in the right place.

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Advice on the application of plant protection products - display

There is a legal obligation to notify the authorities of commercial advice on the use of plant protection products. If you wish to carry out this activity in Thuringia, notify the competent authority here.

Allow brokerage activities

Do you want to broker real estate or loan agreements on a commercial basis? You need an official permit for this. This also applies if you want to manage residential real estate or prepare and carry out construction projects on a commercial basis.

Amusement arcades

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

Animals: permit for commercial breeding, keeping, trade and other activities

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.

Application for EU food establishment approval under food law

Under EU food legislation, certain establishments placing food of animal origin on the market require approval. These include, for example, slaughterhouses and establishments tha...

Application for permission according to § 15 Biosubstances Ordinance

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

Apply for a license as an insurance intermediary

If you want to work as a self-employed insurance intermediary (insurance broker or insurance agent), you need a license.

Apply for a license to act as a real estate loan broker

If you want to broker real estate loans or corresponding financial assistance for a fee on a commercial basis or provide advice on this, you need a license to do so.

Apply for a liquor license

Would you like to serve alcoholic beverages commercially? Then you need a liquor license. You can find out more here.

Apply for admission of the 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...

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 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 branch permit.

Apply for exemption from the obligation to obtain a license as an insurance intermediary

If you only broker insurance as a supplement to the goods or services supplied as part of your main activity, you can apply for an exemption from the obligation to obtain a license as an insurance broker.

Apply for immission control approval for the construction and operation of facilities

The construction and operation of facilities require an immission control permit if they are particularly likely to harm the environment or endanger the general public.

Apply for permission to provide financial services

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

Apply for permission to work as an insurance advisor

If you want to work as a self-employed insurance advisor, you need a license to do so.

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 showman, you must apply for a travel trade card.

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 type approval for a specific project

Do you want to use a type of construction that is not regulated or deviates significantly from technical rules? Then you need a project-related design approval to prove its suitability for safe construction.

Apply for zoo permit

If you want to run a zoo, you need permission from the relevant conservation 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 this from the competent authority.

Approval of private laboratories for seed quality testing - application

Seed that is intended for trade/commerce and undergoes a certification procedure must meet certain quality criteria prior to its certification. For this purpose, samples of the...

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 auditors. ...

Broadcasting operation - approval

As a private broadcaster, you need a license under state law. For broadcasts that are are organized and broadcast in the local area of a public event and in temporal connectio...

Building - application for building permit / for permit exemption

If new buildings are erected, changes are made to buildings or their use is changed, a building permit is required. The building permit procedure is carried out by the lower building authorities. Smaller building projects are exempt under certain conditions.

Building - Application for preliminary building permit / preliminary building application

Before submitting a building application, you can clarify final questions by means of a so-called preliminary building application. You must apply for this to the relevant authority.

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...

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.

Carpool - Display

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

Chamber of Engineers - Entry in the list of engineers authorized to submit building documents

If you are an engineer and would like to obtain a building design authorization, you can, if you meet the requirements, be entered in the list of list of engineers authorized to submit building documents.

Coat of arms of municipalities - permission to use

If you want to use the coat of arms of a municipality, then you must obtain permission for this in advance.

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...

Consulting according to the Closed Substance Cycle Waste Management Act

Section 46 of the Closed Substance Cycle Waste Management Act assigns the chambers of industry and commerce the task of providing information and advice on ways to avoid, recycle...

Craft: Apply for authorization to practice another craft subject to licensing in accordance with § 7a HwO (German Trade Regulation Act)

Are you registered in the register of skilled crafts with a craft that is subject to approval and would like to practice another craft? Then you can apply for a license to practice another craft under certain conditions.

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 Ordinance, you need a permit from the competent authority.

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.

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 need an official permit from the competent authority.

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 o...

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.

Farm animal husbandry - Display

You must notify the competent authority of the keeping of farm animals. This concerns the following types of animals: Cattle Pigs Sheep Goats Equidae Chickens Ducks ...

Firearms license - issuance

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

Fixed shooting range Apply for permission to operate

If you want to operate a fixed shooting range, then you need a permit.

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 competent authority for this activity.

Forest products: Commercial collection - permission

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

Granting of authority for repair store

You need a permit to set up a repair store.

Handicraft Authorization to practice handicrafts subject to licensing according to § 7b HwO Issuance

If you have passed a journeyman's or final examination in a recognized skilled trade and have qualified work experience, you can become self-employed in most skilled trades that are subject to licensing or you can exercise a company management function.

Handicraft: Arbitration board

In the event of disputes between craft enterprises and clients, the mediation office can be called upon by both sides.

Have low-threshold offers in the care sector recognized

If you want to offer low-threshold care services for people in need of care, you must first have them recognized.

Hunting matters - Get general information

Hunting primarily serves the care and maintenance of a healthy and species-rich wild animal population. It also aims to protect game and safeguard and maintain its livelihood. ...

Immission control: Announcement as expert in the sense of § 29a BImSchG

If you would like to be commissioned as an expert to carry out safety inspections and inspections of safety-related documents, you must apply to the competent authority for notification as an expert.

Independent schools

Independent schools enrich and complement the school system in Thuringia. They are subject to state supervision. They are divided into substitute schools and supplementary...

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...

Low-threshold care and respite services - funding

Public funding for recognized low-threshold care and respite services is possible subject to budget availability. However, there is no legal entitlement. For recognized care and...

Monument protection

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Notification for activities with biological agents (biosubstances) according to § 16 Biosubstances Ordinance

If you start working with certain biosubstances for the first time, you must notify the competent body.

Notification for intended room disinfection with formaldehyde

The handling of fomaldehyde in the case of intended room disinfection must be notified in advance to the competent body.

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 the start of the trial with unauthorized plant protection products in the open field

The start of the trial with non-approved plant protection products or approved products in non-approved areas of application must be notified to the relevant state authorities responsible for the trial site.

Obtain a permit for waste management activities

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

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).

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.

Parking permit apply for exception permit for craftsmen

If you run a craft or care service business, you can apply for a parking permit. With this, you are allowed to park in certain areas for the duration of your work assignment.

Parking permit exemption for social institutions and social services

If you run a non-profit organization or work for a social service, you can apply for a parking permit. With this you are allowed to park in certain areas for the duration of your work assignment.

Parking permit exemption for tradesmen and freelancers

If you run a business or work as a freelancer, you can apply for a parking permit. This allows you to park in certain areas for the duration of your work assignment.

Parking Permit Request exemption for parking as a family caregiver or caregiver.

If you operate a family care home, you can apply for a parking permit. With this, you are allowed to park in certain areas for the duration of your work assignment.

Passenger transport - 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.

Pawnbroking business permit application

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

Permission to acquire and possess weapons and ammunition

If you wish to acquire or possess weapons and ammunition, you need a permit. You must apply for this permit at the responsible authority.

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.

Piercing/Tattoo: Operation of a studio

Piercing/tattoo studios belong to the "standing trade" according to the trade regulations. You must register the operation of such a studio with the relevant trade authority.

Plant protection product application for others - Display

There is a legal obligation to report the use of plant protection products for other persons, businesses and companies. If you wish to carry out this activity in Thuringia, notify the competent authority here.

Publicly appointed and sworn in as a particularly competent auctioneer

You can apply to be publicly appointed and sworn in as a particularly competent auctioneer.

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 material: carriage as excepted packages

Radioactive material may be transported as excepted packages under certain conditions. Packages are exempted, for example, if they contain radioactive substances in limited...

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.

Radioactive substances: use and storage of devices - Display

The use and storage of devices containing radioactive materials with a design approval granted before August 1, 2001, is subject to notification.

Re-register business

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

Register business

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

Request permission for a collection

You would like to collect donations? For certain types of collections you need permission.You can get information about this here.

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 register this (in addition to the business registration) with the home supervisory authority.

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 practical experience of at least ten years in a managerial position in such a...

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 (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.

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.

Show blasting

You must notify the responsible office of a blasting with explosive substances.

Small fireworks exception permit obtained

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

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...

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 experts for technical systems and equipment - applying for recognition

Testing experts test and certify compliance with building code requirements in their respective fields.This is done on behalf of the building owner or other responsible parties according to the building code.

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 ...

Trade with / import of plant protection products - notification

There is a legal obligation to report the trade in and import of plant protection products. If you wish to engage in this activity in Thuringia, notify the competent authority here.

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 thei...

Veterinarian - registering professional practice with state veterinary chamber

You must register your commencement of work as a veterinarian with the relevant authorities.

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 transport - permit

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

X-ray equipment: Termination of operation - Display

You must immediately notify the responsible office of the termination of operation of an X-ray device.

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 before it begins.

Animal testing - apply for approval

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

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 production.

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 the early start of a plant requiring a permit

You may submit an application for early approval of a facility requiring a permit.

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 Thuringia the TLLLR) can grant an exemption for research purposes.

Apply for exemptions from prohibitions in travel trade

  • If you want to carry out an activity that is not allowed in the travel trade, you can apply for an exemption permit under certain conditions

Apply for green weapon possession card for individual person

If you, as an individual, wish to acquire and possess weapons and/or ammunition requiring a permit, you must apply for a permit from the relevant weapons authority.

Apply for partial approval for the construction of a plant

If you need a partial permit for larger facilities whose construction or commissioning extends over a longer period of time, then a partial permit can be applied for.

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 registration or approval according to Regulation (EC) No. 183/2005 and Feed Regulation for Farmers

Are you a farmer? For the production, processing, storage, transport and/or placing on the market of feed you need a registration/approval

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 for this.

Applying for a permit for the construction and operation of genetic engineering facilities

The construction, operation and significant modification of genetic engineering facilities of safety levels 1 to 4 and other genetic engineering work of safety levels 2 to 4 require notification/registration confirmation or approval by the competent genetic engineering authority.

Applying for a permit for the simplified procedure for a plant according to BImSchG

If you submit an application under the simplified procedure for the approval of installations, you can obtain a permit for the construction and/or operation for installations of a certain type or scope without public participation from the competent authority.

Applying for a preliminary decision on a plant requiring a permit

You can submit an application for a preliminary for a plant requiring a permit for a plant requiring a permit. This allows a decision to be made on individual approval requirements and on the location of the plant.

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 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 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.

Building - Application for extension of the partial building permit for the modification of a building structure

If you have a valid partial building permit for the modification of an installation for your construction project, you can apply for an extension.

Building - application for partial building permit for the modification of a building structure

With the partial building permit, you can start construction work to change building sections before the building permit. To do this, you must submit an application to the relevant authority.

Building - applying for exemption from approval in the simplified procedure

If new buildings are erected, changes are made to buildings or their use is changed, a building permit is required.

You can also make use of the simplified procedure in your application.

Construction - Application for type testing of structural systems with a specific system

If you want to erect structures in the same design or with a specific system in several locations, you can obtain a permit for this type of structure under certain conditions.

Display of equipment for storage of EL fuel oil / emergency power system

You must notify the competent body of the construction or modification of heating oil storage facilities.

Disposals of agricultural land, application for approval

Disposals, usually purchase contracts for agricultural land, above a certain exemption limit (in Thuringia from 2,500 m²) and the granting of co-ownership shares, usufruct and...

Driver's license for passenger transport apply for renewal

You must apply for the extension of your driver's license for passenger transportation at the competent office.

Driver's license for passenger transport for ambulance apply for renewal

You must apply for the extension of your driver's license for passenger transport for ambulances at the responsible driver's license authority.

Driver's license for passenger transport for cab apply for extension

You must apply for the renewal of your driver's license for passenger transport for cabs at the responsible driver's license authority.

Driver's license for passenger transport for passenger cars in regular service or for commercial excursion trips or vacation destination trips Request extension

You must apply for the extension of your driver's license for passenger transportation for passenger cars in regular service or for commercial types of excursions or vacation destination trips at the responsible driver's license authority.

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.

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 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 the right to use the designation "German branded butter"

If you wish to market butter under the name "German branded butter", you must be granted the right to do so by the competent authority.

Home slaughter

If you wish to slaughter pets or ungulates yourself at home, you must register this with the competent authority. Home slaughter is the slaughter of animals outside of a commercial slaughterhouse.

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 Act.

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.

Land leases, display

If you have entered into a land lease agreement or wish to notify a change to it, this must be notified to the competent authority within one month by the lessor.

Notification of facilities for handling substances hazardous to water, application for suitability determination

The construction of a facility for handling substances hazardous to water, you must notify the competent authority under certain conditions.

Portable shooting range Apply for permission to operate

You need a permit to operate a portable shooting range.

Private equity company - recognition

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

Production of or trade in spirits - registration

Anyone who opens or takes over a business which has as its object the production or purification of spirits or the trade in spirits must register in writing with the competent...

Recognition of producer groups of agricultural quality products

Regionally produced and high-quality food is becoming increasingly popular. As a producer association for agricultural quality products, they are not only able to meet this increasing demand, but also receive a wide range of funding opportunities as a result.

Registration, approval or notification for feed businesses according to Regulation (EC) No. 183/2005 and Feed Regulation for commercial businesses

You need registration/approval to handle feed if you perform the following activities:

  • Manufacturing
  • Processing
  • Storage
  • transport or
  • Distribution of feed.

Residential and care services

Age-appropriate housing are designed to meet the needs of older people and enable them to lead a life without obstacles. This is achieved through barrier-free access to the...

Savings bank: establishment - permission

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

Show travel business card free activity

Only a few activities that do not require a travel authorization card must be reported. Before starting an activity that is not subject to a travel authorization card, please check whether you may have to report it to the responsible office.

Use of the national coat of arms Permission

The use of the Thuringian state coat of arms is only permitted to the agencies of the state. The so-called Thuringia signet, on the other hand, may be used by anyone.

Vine - Apply for replanting rights

When vineyards are grubbed up, replanting rights are automatically created. Either the same areas can be replanted with vines or other areas within the farm.

Water law

Water law comprises the federal and state standards that relate to the order and management of surface waters and groundwater. In principle, water bodies can only be managed with...

Weapons manufacturing and / or arms trade show branch

If you open or close the operation of a branch or dependent branch for the commercial manufacture and/or trade of weapons, you must report this.

Activities with pathogens - apply for a permit

If you want to bring pathogens to Germany, export them, store them, hand them over or work with them, you need a permit from the competent authority in accordance with the Infection Protection Act.

Activities with pathogens - Display changes

If you carry out activities involving pathogens, you must notify the competent authority immediately of any changes that occur. You can find more information here.

Air transport - Permit to fly an aircraft apply for renewal

If you are an airline pilot and would like to extend an existing rating, you may require refresher training at your flight school, after which you can have the extension confirmed on your license.

Air transport - permit to fly an aircraft conversion application

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.

Air transport - Permit to operate an aircraft Application for renewal for private pilots

If you are a private pilot and would like to extend an existing rating, you may require refresher training at your flight school, after which you can have thehave the extension confirmed on your license.

Air transport - requesting permission for an air 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 at the responsible office.

Apply for a child day care permit

If you would like to look after a child or several children outside the household of the legal guardian on a regular basis and for a fee, you generally need permission to do so. You can apply for this from the relevant youth welfare office.

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 owner 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 license as a fee-based financial investment advisor

If you wish to work commercially as an independent Honora financial investment advisor, you will need a license.

Apply for confirmation of the installation site for play equipment

If you have found a new installation site as an operator of gaming machines, you will need a confirmation for the installation site for the installation of gaming machines with winning opportunities

Apply for exemption from the obligation to obtain a permit for the acquisition and possession of weapons

You can apply for an exemption from the permit requirement for the acquisition and possession of weapons.

Apply for exemption from the obligation to obtain a permit for the purchase and possession of ammunition

You may apply for an exemption from the permit requirement for ammunition purchase and possession.

Apply for gun ownership card for hunting associations

If you want to acquire and possess weapons and/or ammunition as a hunting association, you must apply for a permit from the relevant weapons authority.

Apply for gun ownership card for shooting sport clubs

If you are a shooting club require a permit If you want to acquire and possess weapons and/or ammunition that require a permit, you must apply for a permit from the relevant weapons authority.

Apply for inclusion in the hospital plan of a federal state

Your hospital will receive a license if it is included in the hospital plan of the respective state. You can apply for admission to the relevant authority.

Apply for new vineyards for wine

If you want to grow wine on new vineyards, you usually need a permit from the Federal Agency for Agriculture and Food (BLE).

Apply for permission to permanently transfer firearms or ammunition into, through or out of the Federal Republic of Germany

Do you want to permanently export weapons or ammunition from Germany to other countries, permanently import them into Germany or transport them through Germany? Then you need a permit.

Apply for permission to sell goods at trade fairs, festivals and on special occasions

Would you like to occasionally offer goods for immediate sale at trade fairs, exhibitions, public festivals or on special occasions? Then you need a permit from the competent authority and do not require a traveling trade card.

Apply for recognition as an expert for high-pressure gas pipelines

If you wish to work as an expert or surveyor in the field of high-pressure gas pipelines, you must be recognized as an expert by the competent authority.

Apply for renewal of the permit to bring weapons or ammunition into or through the federal territory.

If you wish to continue to carry a firearm or ammunition into or through federal territory, you may apply for an extension of your permit.

Applying for an operating license for a hospital pharmacy

An operating license is required to operate a hospital pharmacy.

Applying for an operating license for a pharmacy

If you want to open or take over a pharmacy, you must submit a written application for an operating license.

Applying for re-authorization of a trade after prohibition

Have you been banned from exercising your trade due to unreliability? Then, as a rule, you can apply for the re-authorization of your commercial activity under certain conditions after one year.

Aviation - 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 school. You can also have the issued aviation license renewed or converted.

Building - Application for approval of the change of use of buildings in a simplified procedure

You need a permit before you can change the use of a building that requires a permit.

Catering trade, apply for a permit for a special occasion

Would you like to offer catering with alcohol on tap as part of a temporary event (e.g. funfair, town festival, shooting festival) or for another temporary occasion (e.g. canteens)? Then you need a temporary permit (authorization).

Debtor and consumer insolvency counseling center - recognition

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

Deposit realization period in the pawnbroking business Extension

Upon application by the pawnbroker to the competent authority, the time limit may be extended if there is good cause. The period shall be extended as long as the good cause is...

Discharge of wastewater into private wastewater systems Exemption from the permit requirement

You would like to discharge wastewater into a private wastewater system and be exempted from the permit requirement? Then an application for exemption from the permit requirement must be submitted to the competent authority of the respective federal state.

Display activities with pathogens

Do you have a permit to work with pathogens and now want to take up this activity for the first time? Then you must notify the competent authority of the activity. You can find more information here.

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.

Fishing -applying for a permit for electrofishing (fishing with electricity)

If you wish to use electrofishing for the investigation of fish stocks, you need the approval of the competent authority.

Fitness to drive - have courses for the restoration of fitness to drive recognized

If you want to conduct courses to restore the driving fitness of drivers who have committed alcohol or drug-related offences, you need to be recognized by the authority responsible under state law.

Foreign financial investment intermediaries and financial investment advisors activity show

If you wish to work temporarily as a foreign financial investment intermediary and advisor in Germany, you must notify the competent authority.

Giving up a job as a district chimney sweep

Would you like to give up your position as an authorized district chimney sweep?ogistered district chimney sweep? To do so, you must contact the competent authority.

Have trial facility for plant protection products officially recognized

If you wish to have a non-official testing facility operated or established by a private or public entity officially recognized, you may do so by application.

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 center,...

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.

Nature conservation: intervention in nature and landscape - approval

Interventions in nature and landscape may be carried out only after prior approval.

Possession of weapons for customary use Apply for a permit

If you need weapons or ammunition as a customary shooter for customary purposes, you must apply for a permit to do so.

Public appointment and swearing-in of samplers

With a public appointment as a sampler, you are available to courts, authorities, industry and the general public as a particularly reliable, credible and experienced person.

Public gambling (sports betting): Permission mediation

If you wish to conduct or broker sports betting, you must apply for a permit to do so.

Public games of chance (lotteries, draws): Event - Permission

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

Recognition and disclosure as an expert or technical expert in accordance with the Federal Soil Protection Act

If you would like to be recognized as an expert for soil protection issues, you must submit a corresponding application.

Show handling of airbag and pretensioner units

The handling of airbag and seatbelt pretensioner units in operation is notifiable

Swearing in of experts to provide expert opinions on the services and activities of the skilled trades and their value

If you would like to be sworn in as an expert to provide expert opinions on the goods, services and prices of craftsmen, you must submit an application to the relevant appointing body. You can find out more here.

Test engineers for fire protection - apply for recognition

Test engineers for fire protection perform building inspection tasks on behalf of the building supervisory authority.

Testing experts for earthwork and foundation engineering - apply for recognition

Inspection experts for earthworks and foundation engineering inspect and certify compliance with building code requirements. This is done on behalf of the client or other responsible parties according to the building code.

To apply for a permit to operate an X-ray facility or to make a substantial change in the operation of the facility for materials testing

Do you intend to operate an X-ray facility in technical radiography for coarse structure analysis or are you planning to make significant changes to an already existing and...

Vertebrate pest control, applying for a permit for commercial killing or stunning

Do you commercially control vertebrate animals as pests? Then you need an animal welfare permit from the competent authority.

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