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.
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. 126.96.36.199 apply.
Fee: 186,00 EURPayment in advance: Yes
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