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An auction must be notified no later than 2 weeks before the scheduled auction date.

  • If necessary, identity card or passport
  • Auctioneer's permit
  • written notice from which must emerge:
    • The place and time of the auction and
    • Class of goods to be auctioned
    • In the event of an auction of goods,
      1. belonging to an estate or insolvency estate, or
      2. be sold for business abandonment, or
      3. be sold by public auction on the basis of statutory provisions (Section 383 paragraph 3 of the Civil Code (BGB)) and
      4. are offered in open outlets and which are unused or whose intended use consists in their consumption,

the following information is also required:

  • the occasion of the auction as well as
  • the name and address of the contracting entities

Related Links

  • Section 383 paragraph 3 Of the Civil Code (BGB)


Subsequent registration of individual auction items is possible if the requirements of Section 3 paragraph 2a auctioneers Ordinance (VerstV) are met.

A new auction at the place of the previous auction may not be started until the previous auction has been completed at least 5 days ago. An auction may not exceed 6 days. In individual cases, the competent authority may grant exemptions from the above-mentioned time limits in accordance with Paragraph 3(3) of the VerstV.

  • Section 3 Auctioneers Ordinance (VerstV)

Related Links

  • Section 3 Auctioneers Ordinance (VerstV)
  • Section 6 Auctioneers Ordinance (VerstV)

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