Statutory accident insurance; registration of a company

If you start a business, become self-employed or freelance, you must register this with the statutory accident insurance.

Description

Prerequisites

  • You have newly established a company.
  • You have changed the form of the company or the activity.

Procedure

When you register your notifiable business at the Trade Licensing Office:

  • The notification takes place automatically.
  • The Trade Licensing Office forwards the data from the trade notification digitally to the professional association or accident insurance fund responsible for you.
  • If necessary, you may have to provide further information about your company to the relevant employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund upon request, so that the registration can take place.

In all other cases, you can register your business or self-employed and freelance activity online or by mail.

Online service:

  • Access the online service.
  • You will be guided through the process on the Accident Insurance Service Portal.
  • You can log in.
    • If you would like to receive the response from your Workers' Compensation Board or Accident Insurance Fund in the mailbox of your BundID account or My Business account, you must have an account and authenticate.
    • If you would like to receive the response by mail, you can also proceed without logging in.
  • Select your responsible employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund or determine it using the industry search.
  • Upload the required documents.
  • Fill out the online form and submit it.
  • Your report will be automatically forwarded to your employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund.
  • You will receive a response via the requested channel.

Online service of your employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund:

  • If you have access to the portal of your employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund, you can also submit the notification electronically there, if necessary.

Message by mail:

  • Download the appropriate form from the DGUV website.
  • Please complete any required information or documents.
  • Send the form to your employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund.

Deadlines

A registration must be made within 1 week from the start of the company or activity.

Processing time

1 to 2 weeks

Required documents

  • Required document/s

    • No documents are required.

Online procedures

  • Unternehmen beim Unfallversicherungsträger anmelden

    Registration with your accident insurance provider is automatic for companies subject to notification under the Trade Regulation Act. In all other cases, you can register the company online with the accident insurance institution.

Fees

  • Fee: none

Remedy

  • Appeal
  • Detailed information on how to lodge an appeal can be found in the notification from your employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund.

Status:26.08.2023

Responsible for editing:Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales

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