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Deregistration of business or self-employed activity in agriculture, forestry or horticulture

The Social Insurance for Agriculture, Forestry and Horticulture (SVLFG) is the responsible accident insurance institution for companies in agriculture, forestry and horticulture.
If you discontinue your business, you must inform the SVLFG as the responsible accident insurance institution.
Membership in the agricultural accident insurance ends with the discontinuation.

Process flow

You can inform the Social Insurance for Agriculture, Forestry and Horticulture informally via the service portal and by mail, e-mail, telephone or fax:

  • Inform the SVLFG about the date of the end of your business or your self-employed agricultural, forestry or horticultural activity.
    • If necessary, attach the appropriate required documents.
  • If there are still questions regarding the change, the SVLFG will contact you or your company after notification.
  • You will receive notification from SVLFG after processing.

If you want to deregister online:

  • Access the SVLFG service portal.
  • Complete the deregistration form in full and submit it via the service portal.


There is a notification requirement if you cease your agricultural, forestry or horticultural business.

Which documents are required?

  • If applicable, trade deregistration or excerpt from the commercial register
  • In individual cases, the Social Insurance for Agriculture, Forestry and Horticulture may request further documents.

What are the fees?

There is no cost to you for deregistration.

Applications / forms

Forms available: Yes

Written form required: No

Informal application possible: Yes

Personal appearance required: No

Online services available: Yes


  • Appeal
    For detailed information on how to lodge an appeal, please refer to the decision of the accident insurance institution.
  • Action before the social court

Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (BMAS)

Professionally released on



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Sozialversicherung für Landwirtschaft, Forsten und Gartenbau (SVLFG)
Address: Weißensteinstraße 70-72, 34131 Kassel, documenta-Stadt
Postal address: 34105 Kassel, documenta-Stadt
Telephone: +49 561 785-0
Remark: Call times: Monday to Thursday: 08:00 to 16:00 Friday: 08:00 to 13:00
Fax: +49 561 785219006
Opening Hours:

Monday to Thursday: 08:00 to 16:00
Friday: 08:00 to 13:00
and by appointment

Data protection information

Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen
Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover
Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99

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