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The following non-travel card-free activities are subject to notification to the competent authority: Any person who sells goods in the municipality of his domicile or commercial establishment, or who visits (distributes) or purchases orders, offers services or places orders on services, provided that the municipality has no more than 10 000 inhabitants; Any person who sells food or other everyday goods at the same place at regular, shorter intervals from a non-fixed point of sale or other establishment; the prohibition of Paragraph 56 (1) (b) of the GewO shall not apply; Anyone who sells printing works on public roads, streets, squares or other public places. You are carrying out one of the above-mentioned travel card-free activities in accordance with Section 55a (1) Nos. 3, 9 and 10 GewO, then you must notify the competent authority of the commencement of your trade, unless you have already notified it in accordance with Sections 14 (1) to 3 GewO. If there is an obligation to notify, the form must be used in accordance with the Trade Advertisement Ordinance.

Completed form according to the Trade Advertisement Ordinance Identity card or passport with registration certificate residence permit if foreigners and no EU/EEA citizenship For proof of corporate legal form: If you are based in Germany, you will need: in the case of registered companies: extract of the commercial register and, where applicable, a copy of the company contract If you have your registered office abroad, you will need documents from the country of residence proving the legal form.

Forms: Trade registration Written form required: no Personal appearance necessary: no Online procedure possible: yes

You can display a travel trade-free activity on site with your municipality or city administration. To do this, please contact the municipality or city administration/trade office in which you have your habitual residence or in which the future company will be based.

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