Auctioneering trade; application for a license by EU citizens

If you want to auction off third-party movable property, third-party land or third-party rights on a commercial basis, you need a permit.

Description

Prerequisites

The requirements for a license are the reliability and orderly financial circumstances of the trader.

The reliability and financial circumstances of the trader are verified on the basis of documents issued in the country of origin which prove that the requirements for reliability and orderly financial circumstances are met. It may be required that a certified copy of the documents and a certified German translation be submitted. If such documents are not issued in the country of origin, they can be replaced by an affirmation in lieu of an oath by the trader or comparable acts under the law of the country of origin.

When applying for public appointment, proof of training and qualifications from the country of origin must be submitted. An aptitude test or an adaptation period may be required.

Deadlines

Duration of the procedure approx. 3 - 5 weeks

Required documents

  • valid identity card or passport

  • Proof of good character from the country of origin in the form of a certified copy and a certified German translation;

    where appropriate, replacement by affirmation in lieu of oath or similar act

  • Proof of orderly financial circumstances from the country of origin in the form of a certified copy and a certified German translation;

    where appropriate, replacement by affirmation in lieu of oath or similar act

  • Documents for auctioneer in case of registered company, civil law partnership or limited liability company

    in the case of registered companies, an excerpt from the commercial register or comparable registration documents from abroad (with German translation) in the case of civil law companies, articles of association in the case of a limited liability company being formed, a copy of the notarial deed of formation and a power of attorney from the founders, according to which the commencement of business is to be commenced before the entry in the commercial register

  • In the case of an application for a public appointment: evidence of training and qualifications from the country of origin; where applicable, evidence of an aptitude test or adaptation period.

  • in the case of a power of attorney: a written power of attorney and identification of the grantor of the power of attorney and the authorized representative

Forms

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)
    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

  • Permit: 50 to 1,000 euros in accordance with the Schedule of Costs under the Costs Act (Tariff No. 5.III.5/13.1)

Remedy

Administrative court proceedings; information

Administrative court action

Status:03.01.2024

Responsible for editing:Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wirtschaft, Landesentwicklung und Energie

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