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Schleswig-Holstein

Registering employees with a foreign connection in the Minimum Wage Notification Portal (Meldeportal Mindestlohn)

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

You must give notification using the Minimum Wage Notification Portal if your employee works in one of the following industries:

  • Construction
  • Hotels and catering
  • Passenger transport
  • Freight, transportation and related logistics
  • Fairgrounds
  • Forestry
  • Cleaning of buildings
  • Companies involved in setting up and dismantling trade fairs and exhibitions
  • Meat and meat-processing
  • Prostitution

You must enter the following information:

  • Employee’s name and date of birth
  • Start date and length of employment or assignment
  • Place of work
  • Place in Germany where the documents are kept
  • Name and address of the person responsible/agency

You will also need somebody in Germany to whom post can be sent, and when giving notification, you must provide their name and address.


Process flow

The employer must give notification online on the Minimum Wage Notification Portal.

  • Register on the Minimum Wage Notification Portal
  • Confirm your email address and log in
  • Complete all the necessary information, upload the supporting documents and click ‘Übermitteln’ (‘submit’)
  • You will receive confirmation of receipt, showing the notification ID and the date and time of your notification
Requirements
  • You are an employer headquartered abroad and your staff work in Germany, or
  • You are an employer headquartered in Germany and you employ at least one temporary worker from abroad.
  • The worker you have hired works in one of the following industries:
  • Construction
  • Hotels and catering
  • Passenger transport
  • Freight, transportation and related logistics
  • Fairgrounds
  • Forestry
  • Cleaning of buildings
  • Companies involved in setting up and dismantling trade fairs and exhibitions
  • Meat and meat-processing
  • Prostitution.
Which documents are required?
  • For foreign-domiciled employers: declaration that you comply with the minimum wage
  • For employers based in Germany: declaration by the foreign-domiciled posting employer that they comply with the minimum wage
What are the fees?

N/A

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?
  • You must give notification before the employment starts
Processing duration

N/A

Legal basis
Applications / forms
  • Forms: N/A
  • Can I do it online? Yes
  • Do I need to do it in writing? No
  • Do I need to attend in person? No
Author
Technically approved by

Bundesministerium der Finanzen (Federal Ministry of Finance)

Process flow

The employer must give notification online on the Minimum Wage Notification Portal.

  • Register on the Minimum Wage Notification Portal
  • Confirm your email address and log in
  • Complete all the necessary information, upload the supporting documents and click ‘Übermitteln’ (‘submit’)
  • You will receive confirmation of receipt, showing the notification ID and the date and time of your notification

Requirements

  • You are an employer headquartered abroad and your staff work in Germany, or
  • You are an employer headquartered in Germany and you employ at least one temporary worker from abroad.
  • The worker you have hired works in one of the following industries:
  • Construction
  • Hotels and catering
  • Passenger transport
  • Freight, transportation and related logistics
  • Fairgrounds
  • Forestry
  • Cleaning of buildings
  • Companies involved in setting up and dismantling trade fairs and exhibitions
  • Meat and meat-processing
  • Prostitution.

Which documents are required?

  • For foreign-domiciled employers: declaration that you comply with the minimum wage
  • For employers based in Germany: declaration by the foreign-domiciled posting employer that they comply with the minimum wage

What are the fees?

N/A

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

  • You must give notification before the employment starts

Processing duration

N/A

Legal basis

Applications / forms

  • Forms: N/A
  • Can I do it online? Yes
  • Do I need to do it in writing? No
  • Do I need to attend in person? No

Author

Technically approved by

Bundesministerium der Finanzen (Federal Ministry of Finance)

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