Registering, changing or deregistering a trade / Bremerhaven Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

A business registration is always necessary if an independent operation of a

  • of a standing trade,
  • a branch office or
  • a dependent branch office

is taken up.

The business registration is required in order to be allowed to operate a trade. In addition, it may be necessary to be entered in the register of skilled crafts, which must be applied for at the Chamber of Skilled Crafts.

A trade re-registration at the competent trade registration office is always necessary if an independent registered business of a standing trade, a branch office or a dependent branch office either


- the business is relocated (new address within a registration district) or




- the object of the trade is changed or extended to goods or services that are not customary for trades of the registered type.

A trade re-registration complies with the obligation to notify the transfer of the registered office or the change of the subject matter of a trade from a trade law perspective.

A trade deregistration is always required if the independent operation of a standing trade, a branch office or a dependent branch office is discontinued. This also applies if the trade is moved to another registration district.

The trade deregistration complies with the obligation to report the discontinuation of a trade from a trade law perspective.

  • completed business registration form,

    (registration and transmission is also possible online - see procedures)

  • Identity card or passport,

    - one copy is sufficient in case of written notification
    - in case of representation with written power of attorney, the authorised representative must be able to identify himself with an identity card or passport

  • any necessary permits,

    (e.g. restaurant concession)

  • Craft card, if applicable
  • Extract from the commercial register, if applicable,

    for legal entities, companies

Preconditions

The registered office of the commercial enterprise, the branch office or the dependent branch is in the city of Bremerhaven.

  • § 14 Gewerbeordnung (GewO) (Anzeigepflicht)
  • Kostenverordnung der Wirtschaftsverwaltungverwaltung (WKostV)
  • Beiblatt zur Gewerbean-, um- und abmeldung
  • Informationsblatt Ansprechpartner Gewerbe

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