Other engineering activities and related technical consultancy (71.12.9.00)
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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:
Directory of external consulting engineers; information on registration with the Bavarian Chamber of Civil Engineers
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.
Directory of external companies; information on registration in the directory of the Bavarian Chamber of Civil Engineers
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:
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.
Architects and engineers who certify compliance with certain requirements of the Building Energy Act may apply for registration on the list of experts.
As impartial third-party bodies, testing, inspection and certification bodies help to ensure that construction products comply with the requirements and can be used safely. Recognition is required in order to operate as such.
Private experts in water management are approved by recognition of the Bavarian State Office for the Environment.
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.
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.
We would also like to inform you about the following personal formalities which CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact:
Contract for work and services procedure; application for consent to employ foreign workers under contracts for work and services
If you, as a foreign employer, wish to send foreign workers to Germany under government agreements to perform work contracts, the Federal Employment Agency must first give its approval.
Characteristics and key concepts of the service
This service includes:
- Offices of authorized technical construction experts
- Offices for technical and commercial consultancy
- Baubiologische Beratung (technisch-wirtschaftliche Beratung)
- Baufachliche Gutachter/innen
- Bauingenieurbüros (Bauwirtschaftsexperten)
- Bauingenieur(e/innen), selbstständige (baufachliche Gutachten)
- Begutachtung und spezialisierte Beratungen im Bauwesen durch Büros baufachlicher Gutachter/innen
- Beratung, technisch-wirtschaftliche
- Beratung über Qualitätssicherung durch Büros baufachlicher Gutachter
- Büros baufachlicher Gutachter/innen
- Büros für technisch-wirtschaftliche Beratung
- Gutachter/innen, baufachliche
- Qualitätssicherungsberatung durch Büros für technisch-wirtschaftliche Beratung
- Sachverständiger für Bauschäden
- Technisch-wirtschaftliche Beratung