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Exemptions on Sundays and public holidays


Anyone who operates a travel business must generally comply with the provisions of the Shop Closing Time Act (LadSchlG) and the Lower Saxony Public Holidays Act (NFeiertagsG). An exception to the Sunday and public holiday rest applies to the offering (offering for sale) of goods as well as to hospitality activities in the travel industry. In addition, the exemptions apply to self-employed traders who visit other persons in the course of their business operations.

Further exemptions must be expressly permitted upon written request by the competent authority.

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the municipality, the joint municipality and the city in which the habitual residence is.

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

Which documents are required?

  • If applicable, identity card or passport
  • Excerpt from the commercial register
  • Itinerant trade card
  • If applicable, documents documenting the project

What are the fees?

Fees are charged in accordance with Annex 1 to § 1 paragraph 1 of the General Fee Schedule of the State of Lower Saxony (AllGO) in accordance with No. 40.1.22.7.

Fee: 0,00 - 59,00 EUR
Payment in advance: No

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Deadlines may have to be observed. Please contact the competent authority.

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Transport

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Linie6PLus)