Notify the Künstlersozialkasse of changes to the company's basic data

You must inform the Künstlersozialkasse if your company's contact details change. You should also inform the Künstlersozialkasse if your contact details change.



  • Your company is already registered with the Künstlersozialkasse.
  • The company's basic data has changed (e.g. name or bank details).


You can submit your request online or by post.

Online notification:

  • Call up the online form on the federal portal This will guide you step by step through the necessary information, which you can enter electronically.
  • Note: You will need a valid ELSTER certificate to log in to the online form.
  • It will take you about 5 minutes to complete the online form.
  • First enter your personal details, including your tax number. You will find this on the letter from the Künstlersozialkasse in the top right-hand corner.
  • On the next page, select your specific request.
  • Then enter the data you wish to communicate or change and indicate the date from which the changes apply.

Notification by post:

  • The following forms are available on the website of the Künstlersozialkasse in the media center for companies and users:
    • Notification of change of basic data
    • Notification of change of bank details (only for self-payers)
    • Form for participation in the SEPA direct debit scheme
  • Please complete the appropriate form for your request.
  • Send the form to the Künstlersozialkasse. Alternatively, you can send an informal notification to the Künstlersozialkasse.

After receiving your notification, the Künstlersozialkasse will check your details. If there are any queries or further documents are required, the Künstlersozialkasse will contact you by post.


There is no deadline.

Processing time

The processing time depends on the workload. (1 bis 2 Wochen)

Required documents

  • Required Documents

    • Notification of change of basic data or
    • Change notification of new bank details (only for self-payers or for different bank details for refunds) or
    • SEPA direct debit mandate
    • if the holder's name has changed: proof of the new name, for example a marriage certificate or similar
    • in the event of a change of name of the company: a current extract from the register, a business registration or similar (if available)


Online procedures


  • Abgabe: keine


An appeal is not possible.


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