Architect and urban planner; application for registration in the register of companies

Companies may only use the professional titles "architect", "interior architect", "landscape architect" and "urban planner" in their name in Bavaria if they are registered in the company register at the Bavarian Chamber of Architects.

Description

The registration committee at the Bavarian Chamber of Architects examines and decides on the entry in the register of companies.

Important instructions for service providers

  • Gesellschaften dürfen die Berufsbezeichnung „Landschaftsarchitekt“ in ihrem Namen nur führen, wenn sie in das Gesellschaftsverzeichnis bei der Bayerischen Architektenkammer eingetragen sind. Der Eintragungsausschuss bei der Bayerischen Architektenkammer prüft und entscheidet über die Eintragung in das Verzeichnis.

Prerequisites

  • registered office or branch office in Bavaria
  • sufficient professional liability insurance
  • Regulations in articles of association or statutes, etc.
    • The object of the company is the performance of professional tasks of architects, interior architects, landscape architects or urban planners,
    • majority of capital and voting shares held by members of the Chamber of Architects or urban planners,
    • Management of the company by members of the Chamber of Architects or urban planners

Deadlines

  • for the applicant: none
  • for the authority: three months after receipt of application and complete presentation of documents

Required documents

  • Proof of sufficient professional liability insurance
  • Memorandum or Articles of Association
  • Proof of registration in/at the commercial or partnership register

Forms

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Antrag auf Eintragung in das Gesellschaftsverzeichnis als Partnerschaftsgesellschaft
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Antrag auf Eintragung in das Gesellschaftsverzeichnis als Kapitalgesellschaft
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

Fees

  • Corporations: 1.000 €

    Partnership companies: 500 €

Remedy

Administrative court proceedings; information

administrative claim

Links to more information

Status: 05.08.2022

Responsible for editing: Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wohnen, Bau und Verkehr

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