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Exemptions for the auction of perishable goods Admission to trade fairs, exhibitions and wholesale markets

The competent authority may allow exceptions to the licensing requirement for the auctioneer trade for the auctioning of perishable goods at trade fairs, exhibitions and wholesale markets within the meaning of § 64 to 66 of the German Trade Code (GewO).

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.

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Which documents are required?

  • tax clearance certificate from the tax office
  • Information from the Central Trade Register
  • Certificate of good conduct for submission to authorities
  • Information on entries pursuant to § 26 paragraph 2 of the Insolvency Code (InsO) and § 882b of the Code of Civil Procedure (ZPO) in the debtor register of the competent local court
  • possible tax clearance certificate from the responsible tax office

In the case of traders from another EU Member State or an EEA Member State, documents issued in the country of origin may be used to prove that the requirements for the good repute and orderly financial circumstances of the trader/trader are met.

The competent authority may request further documents.

Section 26 (2) of the Insolvency Code (InsO)

Section 882b of the Code of Civil Procedure (ZPO)

What are the fees?

There are fees according to Annex 1 to § 1 paragraph 1 General Schedule of Fees of the State of Lower Saxony (AllGO) according to No. 40.1.14 and No.

Fee: 120,00 EUR
Payment in advance: Yes

Annex 1 to § 1 paragraph 1 of the General Rules of Fees (AllGO)

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

An application deadline is not set by law. However, a timely application (4 to 6 weeks before the start of the event) is recommended.

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Transport


List ID 827 (whitelist; Status: 13.09.2018)

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Linie6PLus)