Travel industry certificate

A travel trade is operated by a trader who is commercially without prior order outside his commercial establishment in accordance with Section 4 paragraph 3 of the German Commercial Code (GewO) or without having one goods for sale, or orders (sells) or purchases, offers services or orders on services or entertaining activities as a showman or by type of showman. This requires a travel trade card. This must be taken with him in the course of the exercise of the activity and shall be presented to the representative of the competent authority on request. The employer must provide a second copy or a certified copy of the travel trade card to employees in his/her company who have direct contact with the customer or work elsewhere. Section 4 (3) Of the Commercial Code (GewO)

If necessary, identity card or passport If necessary, the social contract in the case of a registered company: "Extract from the commercial register at a GmbH and Co. KG "Excerpt for the GmbH and kg Certificate of leadership (document type O) Extract from the Business Central Register In the case of legal entities, these documents must be provided for all persons entitled to represent persons in accordance with the law, statutes or partnership agreement (e.B. Managing Director, Members of the Board of Management). In the case of legal persons, the information from the central business register must also be provided for the legal person. The competent authority may, if necessary, request further documentation. Tradesmen from another Member State of the EU or an EEA Member State may use documents issued in the country of origin which demonstrate compliance with the reliability and orderly financial situation of traders.


Preconditions
They have the necessary reliability.
Section 55 et seq. Trade Code (GewO)

If you want to run a travel business, you need a permit (travel trade card). The content of the travel trade card may be limited, limited in content, issued with a time limit and subject to conditions to the extent necessary to protect the general public or consumers. Under the same conditions, the subsequent inclusion, amendment and addition of conditions is also permitted.

Responsible for the content
Ministry of Economy and Energy

Last update or date of publication
19.06.2019