Commercial Legitimation Card Issuance

The commercial legitimation card is a certificate for commercial activity abroad.

For persons domiciled in Germany or abroad who wish to do business abroad for a company with its registered office within the scope of the Industrial Code, a trade legitimation card can be issued on request.

  • If applicable , identity card or passport
  • if applicable, extract from the commercial register , register of associations or cooperative register
  • Craft card , if applicable
  • If applicable, proof of fairground liability insurance


It should be noted that no guarantee can be given for the recognition of the trade legitimation card abroad.

Related Links

  • ยง 55b paragraph 2 Of the Industrial Code (GewO)

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Lower Saxony Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Transport

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