Craft or trade similar to a craft that does not require a license; notification
If you start a business in a craft or similar trade that does not require a license, you must notify the Chamber of Skilled Crafts and have yourself entered in a register.
You can become self-employed in trades not requiring a license and in trades similar to trades without any special licensing requirements. You must immediately notify the Chamber of Skilled Crafts in whose district your commercial establishment is located of the operation of a craft not requiring a license or a trade similar to a craft and have yourself entered in the register of crafts not requiring a license and trades similar to a craft.
Upon entry in the register of trades not requiring a license and similar trades, the business becomes a member of the Chamber of Skilled Crafts and is obliged to pay contributions in accordance with the contribution regulations of the respective Chamber of Skilled Crafts.
You would like to become self-employed in a trade that does not require a license or a trade similar to a trade.
Notification of the start must be submitted immediately to the Chamber of Skilled Crafts in whose district the commercial establishment is located. The entry is then made in the business register.
You can become self-employed in trades that do not require a license and in trades similar to trades without any special licensing requirements.
The start or end of the independent operation of a craft that does not require a license or a craft-like trade as a standing trade must be reported immediately.
Please select a location in "Localization" so that the address of the responsible authority can be filled in.
Prefillable Form, Bavaria-wide:
Formloser Antrag (mit Unterschrift)
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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Responsible for editing:Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wirtschaft, Landesentwicklung und Energie
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