Printing activities not elsewhere classified (

If you select a location, the contact details of the responsible Point of Single Contact and the responsible authority as well as locally valid information will be displayed.

The following formalities are performed by responsible authorities and can also be handled via the Point of Single Contact if necessary. Please specify the location via Change selection. If you choose "To the responsible Point of Single Contact for ..." (if available), the contact details of the responsible Point of Single Contact are displayed. The contact details of the competent authority/-ies are displayed after choosing the formality.

Formalities according to the Services Directive

Formalities according to the Services Directive

For taking-up and pursuit of a service the follwoing specific service-related formalities (authorisations and notifications) must always be obeyed:

To the responsible Point of Single Contact

  • Skilled crafts and trades; Establishing the requirement for registration of the skilled craft or trade

    Your venture may be liable to a permit under trade law or a notification. To allow the Chamber of Crafts and Skilled Trades to decide whether or not your venture requires an application for registration in the Register of Craftsmen and/or merely a notification, please start by completing the information sheet on the circumstances of your enterprise (see “Forms”). The competent Chamber of Crafts and Skilled Trades will contact you after investigating the information provided.

  • Business registration; business registration by EU citizens

    If you want to start a standing trade, you must report this. You must also report the start of operation of a branch office or a dependent branch office, as well as the relocation of the business.

Formalities relating to the place of business

Formalities relating to the place of business

In addition to the requirements related to a specific service there are authorisations and/or notification obligations in other legal areas regarding the place of business which CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact.

Requirements particularly in the areas of construction law, public road legislation, imission control law, water and waste law, listed building regulations and forest law should be taken into account.

Formalities relating to the employment of workers

Formalities relating to the employment of workers

If you would like to hire an employee you need to proceed with the following steps. These formalities CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact.

If the employment is terminated you also have to inform the authorities where the employee has been registered.

Tax related formalities

Tax related formalities

For taking-up and pursuit of a service please also consider the following tax related formalities which CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact:

Personal formalities

Personal formalities

We would also like to inform you about the following personal formalities which CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact:

  • Residence; Registration

    If you move into an apartment, you must register with the relevant registration office (municipality, city or administrative community) within two weeks.

  • Residence cards and certificate of permanent residence; application

    A residence card or permanent residence card shall be issued to family members of Union citizens who are entitled to free movement and to permanent residents but who are not Union citizens themselves. Union citizens may apply for a certificate.

Characteristics and key concepts of the service

This service includes:

  • Printing of newspapers and other periodicals published less than four (4) times per week
  • Printing of books and booklets, sheet music and music scores, cards, atlases, posters, catalogs, brochures and other printed advertising matter, postage stamps, revenue stamps, security bonds, chip cards, albums, diaries, calendars, forms and other business stationery, printed matter for private customers, and other printed matter printed on letter presses, offset printing, rotogravure, flexoprinting, screen printing machines and by other printing machines, copy or mimeograph machines, computer printers, embossing machines, including high-speed printing
  • Printing on textiles, plastics, glass, metal, wood, and ceramics

The printed objects are normally copyright-protected.

  • Printing of labels, including self-adhesive labels, and tags (by lithography, gravure printing, flexoprinting, or other printing techniques)


  • Abreißkalender, Druck
  • Abziehbilder, Druck
  • Adressbücher, Druck
  • Alben, Druck
  • Amtsblätter, Druck
  • Ansichtskarten, Druck
  • Atlanten, Druck
  • Autoschriftzüge (Folienbeschichtungen), Anfertigung
  • Banknoten, Druck
  • Bedrucken von Metall
  • Bedrucken von Textilien
  • Beschriftung von Kranzschleifen
  • Bilder, Druck
  • Bilderbücher, Druck
  • Branchenfernsprechbücher, Druck
  • Branchenverzeichnisse, Druck
  • Briefmarken, Druck
  • Broschüren, Druck
  • Buchdruck
  • Buchdruckerei
  • Buchdruckerin
  • Bücher, Druck
  • Desktop-Publishing (Druckerei)
  • Digitaldruck
  • Digitalfotos von CD's oder Speichermedien von Digitalkameras, H.
  • Druckerei
  • Druckerin
  • Eintrittskarten, Druck
  • Endlosformulare, Druck
  • Enzyklopädien, Druck
  • Fachadressbücher, Druck
  • Fachbroschüren, Druck
  • Fachbücher, Druck
  • Fahrkarten, Druck
  • Fahrpläne, Druck
  • Fahrplanhefte, Druck
  • Familiendrucksachen, Druck
  • Fernsprechbücher, Druck
  • Folienbeschriftung, Druck (Folientechnik)
  • Formulare, Druck
  • Fotodruck
  • Fotografien, Druck
  • Gesangbücher, Druck
  • Geschäftsdrucksachen, Druck
  • Glückwunschkarten, H.
  • Grußkarten, Druck
  • Hochdruck
  • Illustrierte Zeitschriften, Druck
  • Karten, Druck
  • Kartografische Erzeugnisse, Druck
  • Kataloge, Druck
  • Kinderbücher, Druck
  • Kranzschleifendruckerei
  • Kreditkarten, H.
  • Kundenkarten, Druck
  • Kundenzeitschriften, Druck
  • Kunstblätter, Druck
  • Kunstbücher, Druck
  • Kursbücher, Druck
  • Landkarten, Druck
  • Laserdruckerei
  • Lehrbücher, Druck
  • Lexika, Druck
  • Liederbücher, Druck
  • Lithographien, H.
  • Magazine, Druck
  • Mitteilungsblätter, amtliche, Druck
  • Modezeitschriften, Druck
  • Musikalien, Druck
  • Noten, Druck
  • Notenbücher, Druck
  • Offsetdruck
  • Partituren, Druck
  • Plakate, Druck
  • Poster, Druck
  • Postkarten, illustrierte, Druck
  • Postwertzeichen, Druck
  • Programmzeitschriften, Druck
  • Prospekte, Druck
  • Rätselhefte, Druck
  • Rätselzeitschriften, Druck
  • Registerbücher, Druck
  • Reiseprospekte und -kataloge, Druck
  • Romanhefte, Druck
  • Sachbücher, Druck
  • Schießscheiben, Druck
  • Schnittmuster, Druck
  • Schriftsetzerin
  • Seekarten, Druck
  • Siebdruckerei
  • Siebdruckerin
  • Sportzeitschriften, Druck
  • Steindrucker
  • Steindrucker (H. v. Druckerzeugnissen im Flachdruckverfahren)
  • Steuermarken, Druck
  • Tagebücher, Druck
  • Tampondruckerei (Tampondruck)
  • Telefaxbücher, Druck
  • Telefonbücher, Druck
  • Typografie (Druckerei)
  • Unterhaltende Zeitschriften, Druck
  • Verkaufskataloge, Druck
  • Verkehrswertmarken, Druck
  • Versandhauskataloge, Druck
  • Visitenkarten, Druck
  • Werbeaufkleber, Druck
  • Werbedruckschriften, Druck
  • Werbeplakate, Druck
  • Wertpapiere, Druck
  • Wissenschaftliche Bücher und Zeitschriften, Druck
  • Wörterbücher, Druck
  • Zeitschriften, Druck