Notification of changes in the cross-border provision of services in regulated professions Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

They have indicated the intention of providing services across borders in a regulated profession and have started the activity. If there is a material change in circumstances relating to the conditions for the provision of services, the change shall be notified and demonstrated by means of documents.

One of the following evidences that the change occurred: - proof of nationality (e.B. identity card or passport); - proof of legal establishment in the country of origin; - proof that the exercise of the intended activity has not been prohibited or has not been temporarily prohibited; - proof of the absence of criminal records (in cases of commercial activities within the scope of the Firearms Act, the Federal Hunting Act, Section 34a of the Trade Code [Guarding Industry], the Explosives Act, the Arms Act); - proof of professional qualification, provided that the activity is also regulated in the country of origin (linked to the possession of professional qualifications); - proof that the activity in the country of origin has been carried out for at least 2 years within the last 10 years, provided that the activity is also regulated in the Country of origin (linked to the possession of professional qualifications); Proof of insurance or collective protection in relation to professional liability, provided that such a requirement is also required for the activity in question by nationals (in Germany). The display must be in writing and may be made on any existing forms or without form, provided that the aforementioned documents are attached.


Preconditions
A indicated cross-border provision of services in a regulated profession. The occurrence of substantial changes concerning the conditions for the provision of services.

Hints
If there is a material change in circumstances relating to the conditions for the provision of services, the change must be notified in writing and proved by means of documents. Otherwise, the notification must be repeated informally every twelve months since the last advertisement, as long as the further provision of services is intended (cf. Section 13a (6) GewO).
Section 13a paragraph 6 Trade Code (GewO)

- Making the announcement in accordance with Section 13a (6) GewO - Activity may continue until another decision is taken - the issue of a confirmation of receipt by the competent authority indicating whether an examination of the professional qualification may be carried out. If the inspection is necessary, the competent authority shall provide information on the result within one month of receipt of the complete documentation. - In the event of any delays, the competent authority shall inform the service provider of the reasons for the delay and of a timetable for the decision - the decision shall be taken no later than two months after receipt of the complete documents, provided that no time limits arise as a result of necessary inspections in the country of origin. - If the verification reveals new significant differences between the professional qualification of the service provider and the training required in Germany, the public authority shall, within one month of being informed of the results of the inspection, give the service provider the opportunity to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary for a sufficient professional qualification, in particular by means of an aptitude test.