List of voluntary members Registration

If you have a residence or a professional establishment in Lower Saxony or exercise your profession in whole or in part, but not only temporarily or occasionally, in Lower Saxony and are entitled to use the professional title "engineer", you can register in the list of voluntary members and become a member of the Lower Saxony Chamber of Engineers.

You may use the professional title "engineer" protected in accordance with § 1 NIngG if the requirements specified in § 6 NIngG are met.

Persons who have a qualification from an EU member state, another state party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or a state treated as such by agreements or from other foreign countries, you need a permit from the Lower Saxony Chamber of Engineers in accordance with §§ 7 to 9 NIngG to use the professional title "engineer" or must be entitled to use the professional title under the law of another federal state.

  • Proof of university degree,
  • Persons with a foreign university degree also:
    Permission to use the professional title "engineer" in accordance with §§ 7 to 9 NIngG
  • Declaration/proof of reliability?
  • Certificate of non-prohibition, no criminal record
    or
  • Proof of eligibility to use the professional title "engineer" under the law of another federal state

Applications can be submitted at any time in writing or online to Ingenieurlkmmer Niedersachsen.
 

  • Forms for download ( Membership Applications )

     

  • Online Procedure:
    Link to the online application
  • Personal appearance not required

Related Links

  • Applications of the Chamber of Engineers

Preconditions

Registration is possible under the following conditions (overview):

  • Residence, professional establishment or exercise of a profession (in whole or in part, but not only temporarily or occasionally) in Lower Saxony

Authorization to use the professional title "engineer" or "engineer" according to § 6 NIngG
The authorization to use the professional title "engineer" or "engineer" may be . carried out in separate procedures by the Chamber of Engineers of Lower Saxony

  • the reliability required for the profession

Hints

Voluntary members can become members of the pension scheme of the Lower Saxony Chamber of Engineers, unless the applicant has already reached the age of 45.

  • Chamber Law

§ 25 NIngG

Membership, list of voluntary members

(1) Chamber members of the Chamber of Engineers are the compulsory members and the voluntary members.

(3) 1 The persons entered in the list of voluntary members belong to the Chamber of Engineers as voluntary members. 2 Upon request, the list of voluntary members shall include anyone who is entitled to use the professional title "engineer" in accordance with § 6. 3 Entry in the list of voluntary members is to be refused if there are facts showing that the applicant does not have the necessary good repute for the profession. 4 Paragraphs 5 and 9 (1), (2) and (4) and Paragraph 10 (3) apply mutatis mutandis to the registration procedure.

Related Links

  • §§ 25 Abs. 3 and 6 Niedersächsisches Ingenieurgesetz (NIngG)
  • The NIngG can be found here

An application for entry in the list of voluntary members must be submitted in writing or online using the form provided. The supporting documents referred to in 'Required documents' shall be attached to the application.

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Last update or date of publication
02.09.2020