Surveying activities (71.12.3.00)
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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
For taking-up and pursuit of a service the follwoing specific service-related formalities (authorisations and notifications) must always be obeyed:
Consulting engineers from outside Germany who are not members of a German Chamber of Engineers must notify the Bavarian Chamber of Civil Engineers in advance of providing services for the first time and are listed in a separate directory.
The registration committee at the Bavarian Chamber of Civil Engineers decides on the entries in the list of external companies.
The following authorisations and notifications may be required:
Bei dieser Dienstleistung ist zu prüfen, ob eine gewerbliche oder eine selbständige (freiberufliche) Tätigkeit vorliegt. Die Klärung der Freiberuflichkeit kann dabei nur im Wege einer Einzelfallprüfung erfolgen.
Surveying in the building industry; notification of commencement of activity or application for certification for external surveyors
Soweit ein Deutscher Mitglied einer deutschen Kammer ist, ist eine vorherige Anzeige für das "erstmalige Tätigwerden" in Deutschland nicht erforderlich.
If you would like to use the professional title "Ingenieurin" or "Ingenieur" in Germany, but have completed the associated training abroad, you need a permit to use the professional title.
Only state-approved test centers for measuring instruments for gas, water, heat or electricity may calibrate these measuring instruments.
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.
When posting employees to Germany, the Employee Posting Act must be observed. This law obliges both employers based in Germany and employers based abroad who employ workers in Germany to comply with statutory and, in certain sectors, collectively agreed working conditions. In addition, employers are subject to further obligations.
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:
For service providers operating across borders without a branch in Germany, there are various special jurisdictions and special regulations depending on the tax liability, activity or type of tax.
Characteristics and key concepts of the service
This service includes:
- Geodetic, geophysical, geological and seismic analysis:
- Construction survey, engineering survey, industrial survey
- Position and height survey
- Preparation of plans, mapping and telemetrics
- Hydrological surveys
- Underground surveys
- Geodätische Untersuchung
- Hydrographische Tätigkeiten
- Hydrologische Untersuchung
- Kartierung (Vermessung)
- Luftbildfotografie für Kartographie
- Radiästhetische und geophysikalische Verfahren für die Suche nach Grundwasser
- Vermessung (Vermessungsbüros)