Markscheiderin/Markscheider Recognition

Anyone wishing to work as a mark separator must be recognised by the competent authority.

  • Application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Proof of professional qualification
  • Proof of health suitability (medical certificate)
  • Declaration that a certificate of good conduct pursuant to § 30 of the Federal Central Register Act must be submitted to the registration authority for submission to the
    Landesamt für Bergbau, Energie und Geologie Headquarters Clausthal-Zellerfeld An der Marktkirche 9 38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld
  • Declaration of the respective address of the existing or planned work spaces

The application may be submitted informally to the competent authority together with the necessary documents.


  • completed university studies with a focus on market segregation or mining surveying with a master's degree or equivalent degree and
  • Qualification for the second entry-level post in category 2 in the field of "Technical Services" and
  • the reliability and health suitability required for the performance of the activity of a market separator, or
  • a professional qualification equivalent to the Lower Saxony Professional Qualification Assessment Act (NBQFG) and
  • necessary knowledge of the German language for the exercise of the professional activity
  • the reliability and health suitability required for the performance of the activity of a market separator

Related Links

  • § 1 Niedersächsisches Markscheidgesetz (NMarkG)
  • General Fee Schedule of the State of Lower Saxony (AllGO)
  • Directive 2005/36/EC on the recognition of professional qualifications
  • § 2 Lower Saxony Markscheider Act (NMarkG)
  • § 3 Niedersächsisches Markscheidgesetz (NMarkG)

The processing of the application takes a maximum of three months after receipt of the complete documents. The applicant receives a certificate of recognition and is entered in the public register of recognized Markscheider women.

Anyone who is recognized as a Markscheider in another federal state is considered recognized in Lower Saxony.

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Lower Saxony Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour, Transport and Digitalisation

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