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Commercial Legitimation Card Issuance

The commercial legitimation card is a certificate for commercial activity abroad.
 


For persons domiciled in Germany or abroad who wish to do business abroad for a company with its registered office within the scope of the Industrial Code, a trade legitimation card can be issued on request.

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the district, the district-free city, the large independent city and the independent municipality.

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

Find your Point of Single Contact here

Which documents are required?

  • If applicable , identity card or passport
  • if applicable, extract from the commercial register, register of associations or cooperative register
  • Craft card, if applicable
  • If applicable, proof of fairground liability insurance

What are the fees?

Fees according to Annex 1 to § 1 paragraph 1 General Fee Schedule of the State of Lower Saxony (AllGO) in accordance with No. 40.1.22.4 apply.

Fee: 186,00 EUR
Payment in advance: Yes

Annex 1 to § 1 paragraph 1 General Fee Schedule (AllGO)

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

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

What else should I know?

It should be noted that no guarantee can be given for the recognition of the trade legitimation card abroad.

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Transport

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Linie6PLus)

Further Links

Single points of contact of the state of Lower Saxony, Single points of contact of the countries of Europe, advice and assistance for EU citizens and their families.