Foreign trade - Start into foreign business

The start into foreign business can be difficult. Foreign trade policy supports small and medium-sized enterprises and the liberal professions in particular in successfully entering the export business.


Here you will find information about formalities related to this subject:

  • Foreign trade; information portal

    Together with its partners, the Free State of Bavaria offers a wide range of support measures for the foreign trade activities of Bavarian companies. An overview of the range of services and all foreign trade partners can be found on the Internet at

  • EORI number; application

    If you are involved in customs-related activities, such as importing or exporting goods, you must apply for an EORI number.

  • Transboundary shipment of waste; application for notification
    Waste not on the "green list" or destined for disposal may not be shipped across borders until written consent is obtained from the country of dispatch and the country of destination.

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