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Business legitimation card issuance

The business 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 based in the area of application of the Industrial Code, a business legitimation card can be issued upon 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 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.

Which documents are required?

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

What are the fees?

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

Fee: 186,00 EUR
Payment 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 business legitimation card abroad.

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Transport

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