Craftsman's role Registration of the holder of a craft subject to authorisation

In the craft role, the holders of craft enterprises subject to authorisation in their district are registered in accordance with Annex D Section I to the Crafts Code with the craft trades carried out. Registration with a craft subject to authorisation requires the existence of the registration requirements in accordance with Sections 7, 1 HwO.

1 Documents for sole proprietors 1.1 Fully completed and signed form "Application for registration" 1.2 Qualification certificate (see 5. Qualifications) 1.4 in the case of employed technical managers, Fully completed form "Declaration on technical management" Copy of the employment contract Registration certificate for statutory social security in accordance with Section 25 DEÜV 1.5 Commercial register extract (if available) 2 Documents with the company of civil law 2.1 Fully completed form "Application for registration" signed by the shareholders 2.2 Partnership agreement (if a partner is also a technical manager, he must have at least 30% of the profit and loss) 2.3 Qualification certificate (see 5. Qualifications) 2.4 Fully completed form "Declaration on Technical Management" 2.5 in the case of employed technical managers, Fully completed form "Declaration on technical management" Copy of the employment contract Registration certificate for statutory social security in accordance with Section 25 DEÜV 3 Documents for other partnerships 3.1 Fully completed form "Application for registration" signed by the shareholders 3.2 Commercial register extract 3.3 Qualification certificate (see 5. Qualifications) 3.4 Fully completed form "Declaration on Technical Management" 3.5 in the case of employed technical managers, Operations manager Fully completed form "Declaration on technical management" Copy of the employment contract Registration certificate for statutory social security in accordance with Section 25 DEÜV 4 Documents in the case of legal persons or their participation in a partnership 4.1 Fully completed form "Application for registration" signed by the managing director 4.2 Commercial register extract 4.3 Qualification certificate (see 5. Qualifications) 4.4 Fully completed form "Declaration on Technical Management" 4.5 in the case of employed technical managers, Fully completed form "Declaration on technical management" Copy of the employment contract Registration certificate for statutory social security in accordance with Section 25 DEÜV 5 Qualifications for all legal forms No. 1 - 4 5.1 Master's Letter in the relevant or related craft or 5.2 Engineering or technician's certificate (incl. subject overview) of a German high school, technical college or technical school for technicians in the field for the respective craft or 5.3 Degrees as masters of the national industry in the respective discipline or 5.4 Degrees as industrial master, certified polisher of the respective subject area or 5.5 Other equivalent tests in accordance with Section 42 (2) HwO or Section 53 BBiG or 5.6 Exemption/exercise entitlement pursuant to Section 7a ff HwO for the craft applied for or related to it, or 5.7 Displaced persons or late emigrants with appropriate documents


Preconditions
As the holder of a craft enterprise subject to authorisation, a natural or legal person or partnership shall be entered in the craft role if the manager fulfils the conditions for registration in the craft role with the craft or craft to be practised or a craft related to it.

Hints
If a master's examination or an equivalent examination for the craft carried out is not available, your competent Chamber of Crafts will be happy to advise you.
Section 6 (1) Crafts Code (HwO) Section 7 paragraph 1 Crafts Code (HwO) Section 10 (1) Crafts Code (HwO)

The tradesman shall immediately notify the Chamber of Crafts, in whose district its commercial establishment is located or which is responsible for his registration in the craft role in accordance with Section 6(2) hwO, of the commencement and termination of his business and, in the cases referred to in Paragraph 7(1) of the HwO, the appointment and dismissal of the manager.

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Ministry of Economy and Energy

Last update or date of publication
23.10.2019