Prostitution activity Notification of the installation of a prostitution vehicle

You can display the installation of a prostitution vehicle in your responsible public order office.

Prostitution vehicles are motor vehicles, vehicle trailers and other mobile equipment provided for the provision of sexual services.

If you want to set up a prostitution vehicle for operation for more than 2 consecutive days or several times in 1 month, you must notify the local public order office 2 weeks before the installation.

The place of operation and the operating hours must not preclude the requirements for the protection of the following groups of persons:

  • prostitutes working in prostitution vehicles,
  • of customers,
  • youth,
  • of local residents,
  • the residents and
  • to the general public.

Otherwise, the installation of the prostitution vehicle may be prohibited.
A report that is not filed correctly, not completely or not in time is an administrative offence and can be punished with a fine of up to EUR 1,000.

Display about the installation

  • first and last name of the vehicle owner and full name of the operator of the prostitution vehicle,
  • motor vehicle or ship registration number of the prostitution vehicle,
  • precise indication of the place of installation,
  • Duration of installation and
  • the operating hours.

Permit for prostitution trade with operating concept

  • Copy of the permit for the operation of a prostitution business with the underlying operating concept
  • The operating concept shall clearly indicate whether the vehicle has a sufficiently large interior and adequate interior.
    In particular, the prostitution vehicle must be designed in such a way that:
    • Doors can be opened from the inside at any time,
    • help can be reached at any time by means of technical devices,
    • adequate sanitary facilities and
    • a valid operating license is available and
    • the vehicle is in a technically ready-to-use condition.

  • where applicable, a copy of the proxy permit

Registration certificates/ aliases

  • Copy of registration certificates and/or aliases of all prostitutes likely to work in the prostitution vehicle

Agreements with prostitutes

  • Copy of the agreements/contracts concluded with the prostitutes on the use of the vehicle

Photos of the prostitution vehicle

  • current photos (exterior and interior view) of the prostitution vehicle

Valid operating approval / proof of operability

Proof of a valid operating license and technical operability for the prostitution vehicle (for example, by copy of the last main inspection, copy of registration certificate Part I, workshop service booklet, or similar)

Contact the public order office responsible for you in your district or district-free city to see if a notification form is available.

for example, form City of Potsdam: Notification of the installation of a prostitution vehicle according to § 21 ProstSchG

Online procedure possible: no

Written form required: yes

Personal appearance required: no


  • Permit for prostitution
  • Suitability of the installation site
  • Age of majority of the notified person and, if applicable, his deputy

§ 21 Prostitute Protection Act (ProstSchG)

§ 19 Prostitute Protection Act (ProstSchG)

If you want to set up a prostitution vehicle, indicate this in writing:

  • Create the ad (if necessary, a form is available, for example for the city of Potsdam).
  • Add the necessary documentation.
  • Submit the notification and the necessary documents to the public order office responsible for you.

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