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Exemption from proof of professional liability insurance for consulting engineers


In order to be entered in the list of consulting engineers, you are obliged to provide proof of sufficient professional liability insurance. You can be exempted from this obligation to provide evidence if you do not yet carry out an independent activity or do not exercise the profession for personal reasons, in particular due to illness or parental leave.

Process flow

An application for exemption from proof of professional liability insurance for consulting engineers must be submitted in writing or online using the form provided. The supporting documents referred to under "Required documents" must be attached to the application.

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the Chamber of Engineers of Lower Saxony.

This procedure can also be carried out through a "Point of Single Contact". The "Point of Single Contact" is a special service offered by municipalities and the state for service providers.

Requirements

  • Proof of the reason for exemption

Further details can be found in § 11 NIngG (see legal basis)

Which documents are required?

  • Proof that no independent activity is yet carried out
  • Proof of illness, parental leave or other personal reasons

Please have all the necessary documents ready for the electronic application. Without the complete documentation, you will not be able to complete the electronic application process and submit your application.

What are the fees?

None.

Processing duration

A maximum of three months.

Applications / forms

Applications can be submitted to the Chamber of Engineers of Lower Saxony at any time in writing or online.
 

  • Forms for download (application for exemption from proof of professional liability insurance for consulting engineers)
    https://www.ingenieurkammer.de/das-koennen-wir-fuer-sie-tun/mitgliedschaft-und-listen/antraege
  • Online procedure:
    Link to the online application
  • Personal appearance not required

Appeal

Administrative court action

What else should I know?

Technically approved by

Chamber of Engineers of Lower Saxony

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)