Bottling and packaging (82.92.0.00)
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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:
The following authorisations and notifications may be required:
Packaging disposal; application for confirmation of sufficient professional qualification of experts established abroad
In the case of experts for packaging disposal established in the EU/EEA foreign countries, who only temporarily and occasionally wish to carry out expert activities in Germany provided for in the Packaging Act (VerpackG), the professional qualification required for this is verified and confirmed. In addition, experts must be registered by the Stiftung Zentrale Stelle Verpackungsregister (Central Office Packaging Register Foundation) in the Register of Inspectors, which is published on the Internet.
Other service-related formalities
For taking-up and pursuit of a service the following service-related formalities, which CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact, must be obeyed:
Wenn Sie eine gewerbsmäßige Tätigkeit ausüben, an die besondere lebensmittelhygienische Anforderungen gestellt werden, müssen Sie und alle betroffenen Mitarbeiter vor Beginn der Tätigkeit durch das Gesundheitsamt belehrt werden.
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:
- Commercial bottling and packaging activities on commission, also by automated processes:
- Bottling of fluids, including beverages and foodstuffs
- Bottling in spray cans
- Packaging of goods (blister packaging, shrink-wrapping, etc.)
- Safety packaging for pharmaceutical products
- Labeling, printing and marking
- Wrapping of packages and gifts
- Abfüll- und Verpackungsgewerbe
- Abfüllen von Kohlensäure
- Etikettieren von Waren (Verpackungsgewerbe)
- Folieneinschweißung (Verpackungsgewerbe)
- Packereibetrieb (Verpackungsgewerbe)
- Verbrauchsfertige Aufmachung pharmazeutischer Erzeugnisse
- Verpackung (Abfall- und Verpackungsgewerbe, nicht Verpackungstätigkeiten im Verkehrsgewerbe)
- Verpackungsservice (Einpacken von Paketen und Geschenken)
- Warenkommissionierung (versandfertige Aufmachung von Erzeugnissen) im Lohnauftrag