Engineers; entry in the register of foreign companies

The registration committee at the Bavarian Chamber of Civil Engineers decides on the entries in the list of external companies.


Foreign companies may only use the professional title "Consulting Engineer" in their company or name if they are authorized to do so under the law of their country of origin. The 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 are listed in a separate register.

The registration committee of the Bavarian Chamber of Civil Engineers decides on the registration in the corresponding directory.


  • authorization under the law of the country of origin to use the professional title "consulting engineer" in the name of the company
  • sufficient professional liability insurance
  • Regulations in articles of association or statutes, etc.
    • The object of the company is the performance of professional tasks of consulting engineers,
    • majority of capital and voting shares held by consulting engineers,
    • Management of the company by consulting engineers


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

Required documents

  • corresponding evidence from the country of origin (in each case only at the request of the authority after notification of the first provision of the service)
  • Proof of sufficient professional liability insurance
  • Memorandum or Articles of Association
  • Proof of entry/registration in the Commercial Register or Partnership Register


  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Antrag auf Eintragung in das Gesellschafterverzeichnis für Beratende Ingenieure
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    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.


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Status: 02.08.2022

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