Collections: Permission required

Collections are subject to authorisation in Rhineland-Palatinate if collection is made from person to person through direct influence (e.B. in front door or street collections).

Information and evaluations on donation-gathering organisations can be provided by the German Central Institute for Social Questions (DZI). According to its own information, the DZI documents in its welfare archive about 1,000 charitable organizations in the social, especially humanitarian-charitable sector. The DZI responds to requests from private individuals, companies, authorities and the media against reimbursement of costs. Further information possibilities are also offered by the German Donation Council e.V.