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View the installation of a prostitution vehicle

Permission to operate a prostitution vehicle must be obtained from the competent authority.

Section 12 (4) of the Prostitute Protection Act (ProstSchG):
The operation of a prostitution vehicle requires the permission of the competent authority. The permit is only granted for a limited period of time.
The permit can be extended upon request.

Section 12 (4) of the Prostitute Protection Act (ProstSchG):
Permission to operate a prostitution vehicle is issued for a specific vehicle with a specific equipment.

If the conditions are met, there is a legal entitlement to the granting of a permit to operate a prostitution vehicle.

Process flow

The granting of a permit requires an application:

  • Application to the competent authority using the prescribed forms, accompanied by the required documents.
  • The submitted documents will be checked for completeness and conclusiveness.
  • If necessary, documents will be requested.
  • If necessary, an on-site appointment will be arranged.
  • A personal meeting is arranged on a regular basis.
  • If all conditions are met, permission will be granted. The applicant will receive the notice of permission.

Otherwise, a rejection notice will be issued.


Legal capacity of the applicant.
According to §§ 14,15 ProstSchG, the applicant or the person designated as a deputy or manager must have the necessary reliability. As a rule, the required reliability is not given if the person fulfils a characteristic listed in Section 15 (1) ProstSchG.
Pursuant to § 16 (1) ProstSchG, the operating concept must describe the essential characteristics of the operation of a prostitution vehicle and the precautions for compliance with the obligations under this Act.
Section 16 (2) ProstSchG lists the essential aspects that are to be set out in the operating concept.

Which documents are required?

In order to obtain a permit in accordance with Section 12 (4) of the Prostitute Protection Act, the following documents must be attached to the application in accordance with Section 12 (5) of the Prostitute Protection Act:

1. the operating concept,

2. the data relating to the vehicle;

3. the other documents and information required to prove that the permit requirements have been met, and

4. the name, date of birth and address of the person for whom the licence is sought or, in the case of a legal person or association of persons, its business name, address, number
of the register sheet in the commercial register as well as its registered office.

What are the fees?

Costs: Administrative fee EUR 500 – 4000 Euro
If applicable, delivery expenses

The costs are charged according to the time spent; However, they are at least €300.

Processing duration

Depending on the amount of the exam (a few days to a few weeks after submission of all documents)

Applications / forms

Forms: yes
Online procedure possible: yes
Written form required: yes
Personal appearance necessary: usually yes

The competent authorities may have different forms from the authorities, and the possibility of the online procedure is also different and must be requested or inquired about in the respective authority.


The decision, which is issued on the application for a permit, contains the further procedure for filing an objection.


The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Linie6PLus)