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

Non-resident architects and urban planners may apply for registration in the register of non-resident companies.

Description

Foreign companies may use the professional titles "architect", "interior architect", "landscape architect" and "urban planner" if they are authorized to do so under the law of their country of origin. Foreign companies which are not registered in a company register in the Federal Republic of Germany must give prior notice of the first provision of services. They shall be listed in a separate register.

The registration committee at the Bavarian Chamber of Architects examines and decides on the registration in the lists and directories.

Important instructions for service providers

  • Auswärtige Gesellschaften, die nicht in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland in einem Gesellschaftsverzeichnis eingetragen sind, haben das erstmalige Erbringen von Leistungen vorher bei der Bayerischen Architektenkammer anzuzeigen, sie werden in einem gesonderten Verzeichnis geführt. Der Eintragungsausschuss bei der Bayerischen Architektenkammer entscheidet über die Eintragung in das Verzeichnis.

Prerequisites

  • authorization under the law of the country of origin to use the professional title in the name of the company
  • sufficient professional liability insurance
  • Regulations in articles of association or statutes, among others
    • 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 architects or urban planners,
    • Management of the company by architects or urban planners

Deadlines

  • for the applicant: none; prior to commencement of activity, notification of first performance of service
  • for the authority: three months after receipt of application and complete submission 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 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.

  • 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 die Liste der auswärtigen Dienstleister
    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

  • none

Remedy

Administrative court proceedings; information

administrative claim

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Status: 05.08.2022

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

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