Surveillance industry: permission Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

Anyone who wants to guard the life or property of foreign persons on a commercial basis (security industry) requires the permission of the competent authority.

Proof of personal reliability: Valid identity card or passport (additionally an up-to-date registration certificate upon presentation of the passport)* Up-to-date extract from the Federal Central Register for submission to an authority (certificate of leadership) *The information must be requested from the municipality of residence for submission to an authority, i.e. it will be sent directly to the municipality of residence. It is essential that you provide the exact address of the competent licensing authority and the intended use when applying. The information can also be requested in the online procedure provided by the Federal Office of Justice/Citizens' Services. The information may not be older than three months. The Authority itself shall: Current extract from the Business Central Register Unlimited information from the Federal Central Register the opinion of the competent authority of the National Police, a central police department or the relevant National Criminal Police Office as to whether and what factual evidence is known which may give rise to concerns about reliability, in so far as law enforcement or security purposes do not preclude the transmission of the factual evidence; Opinion of the National Office for the Protection of the Constitution responsible for the seat of the authority / initiation of the consultation of the intelligence information system (until 31.12.2018 optional, from 01.01.2019 rule query), If necessary, further information Proof of orderly financial circumstances: Up-to-date certificate in tax matters of the competent tax office (to be presented in the original); if necessary, certificate in tax matters of the municipal tax office Extract from the debtor register of the Central Enforcement Court, which can also be requested electronically under Presentation of asset information (information on entries can also be obtained via the enforcement portal ( Information from the insolvency court as to whether proceedings have been opened (so-called negative certificate) proof, the resources or collateral required for the business In addition to legal entities: Extract from the register of trade, cooperatives or associations (current copy), or if the cooperative is in the establishment, the social contract Proof of adequate professional insinuating insurance (certificate of insurance) hint: Please note that the list is not exhaustive. As part of the review of your individual case, further documentation may be required by the competent authority. The start of the permitted activity must be notified to the competent authority.

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Freedom to provide services: In the event of prior, written or electronic notification of a temporary occasional exercise of the guarding business, nationals of an EU Member State (EU citizens) or a State Party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA citizens) may offer their services independently, provided that the legal conditions are met. Detailed information can be found under Link: "Cross-border provision of services in a profession regulated by the Trade Code" ). Freedom of establishment: EU citizens and EEA citizens who wish to establish themselves permanently in the guard industry in Germany must, in principle, go through the permit procedure in accordance with the Trade Code.
Permission must be applied for by the competent authority.

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