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Representation permit for a prostitution trade

Anyone wishing to operate a prostitution business through a person appointed as a substitute requires a representative permit.
The delegate permit is granted to the operator for the person appointed as a substitute. It may be temporary.

Process flow

Permission must be requested from the competent body.

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the districts and district-free cities in whose district the activity is to be carried out.

This procedure can also be carried out through a "single point of contact". The "Single Contact Person" is a special service offered by the municipalities and the country for service providers.
Find your unified point of contact in the service provider portal Lower Saxony


  • Minimum age of 18 years for the person designated as a substitute
  • Reliability for the operation of a prostitution industry

Which documents are required?

It may throw documents needed. Please contact the appropriate body.

What are the fees?

After time, at least 200,00 Euro.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

If the prostitution industry is no longer operated by the person appointed as a substitute, the operator shall immediately notify the competent authority.


The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Gender Equality

Professionally released on


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.