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Schleswig-Holstein

To apply for registration in the register of craftsmen of persons authorized to practice

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

The register of owners of a business in a craft that does not require a license or a craft-like trade is a register of all owners of a standing trade in which craft activities that do not require a license or craft-like trade activities are carried out. It is kept by each chamber of commerce for its district.

Information from the register can be provided to you on request if you can prove a legitimate interest.

Individual information contains the following information about a company:

  • Company details
  • First name and surname of the registered business owner/tradesperson, or the legal representative or the manager of the business or the personally liable partner responsible for the technical management of the business
  • Type of registered craft
  • Address of the commercial establishment.

Provided there is no legitimate interest of the data subject to the contrary, the information will be made available to you. However, as the recipient of the information, you may only use this data for the purpose that you specified when submitting the application.


Process flow
  • You apply to the relevant Chamber of Skilled Crafts for information from the register of owners of a business in a craft that does not require a license or a trade similar to a craft. In your application, you name the business for which you would like information and state your legitimate interest.
  • After checking the legitimate interest, the Chamber of Skilled Crafts will provide the information.
  • Provided there is no legitimate interest of the person concerned, the information will be provided to you. However, you may only use this data for the purpose you specified when submitting the application.
Who should I contact?

The Chamber of Skilled Crafts in whose district the main commercial branch of the company is located is responsible.

Competent authority

The Chamber of Skilled Crafts in whose district the main commercial branch of the company is located is responsible.

Requirements
  • Legitimate interest

You may have a legitimate interest if you are pursuing a commercial objective with the information, for example if you are a supplier who would like to know who the owner of a craft business is. As a private individual, you can also invoke the legitimate interest if you want to know more about a business.

Which documents are required?
  • Application for individual information from the Register of Craftsmen (according to § 6 para. 2 HwO)

In addition to the details of the applicant for the information, the application must also contain details of the business (address, name) for which information is requested and the applicant's legitimate interest.

  • Identity document

Identity card or passport with confirmation of registration or residence permit or other comparable identity documents

The HWK will provide information on the necessary documents.

What are the fees?
  • The costs are based on the fee schedule of the relevant Chamber of Skilled Crafts.
  • Fees will also be charged if the trades business sought could not be identified (negative information).
Processing duration

Processing time: 1 Week
approx. 1 week

Legal basis

§ Section 6 (2) of the Crafts Code (Handwerksordnung - HwO).

Applications / forms
  • Forms: none, informal possible
  • Written form required: no
  • Personal appearance on site for application: no
What else should I know?

for online procedures, you will need your new ID card or a comparable authentication option

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises Berlin (SenWiEnBe)

Professionally released on

12.11.2020

Process flow

  • You apply to the relevant Chamber of Skilled Crafts for information from the register of owners of a business in a craft that does not require a license or a trade similar to a craft. In your application, you name the business for which you would like information and state your legitimate interest.
  • After checking the legitimate interest, the Chamber of Skilled Crafts will provide the information.
  • Provided there is no legitimate interest of the person concerned, the information will be provided to you. However, you may only use this data for the purpose you specified when submitting the application.

Who should I contact?

The Chamber of Skilled Crafts in whose district the main commercial branch of the company is located is responsible.

Competent authority

The Chamber of Skilled Crafts in whose district the main commercial branch of the company is located is responsible.

Requirements

  • Legitimate interest

You may have a legitimate interest if you are pursuing a commercial objective with the information, for example if you are a supplier who would like to know who the owner of a craft business is. As a private individual, you can also invoke the legitimate interest if you want to know more about a business.

Which documents are required?

  • Application for individual information from the Register of Craftsmen (according to § 6 para. 2 HwO)

In addition to the details of the applicant for the information, the application must also contain details of the business (address, name) for which information is requested and the applicant's legitimate interest.

  • Identity document

Identity card or passport with confirmation of registration or residence permit or other comparable identity documents

The HWK will provide information on the necessary documents.

What are the fees?

  • The costs are based on the fee schedule of the relevant Chamber of Skilled Crafts.
  • Fees will also be charged if the trades business sought could not be identified (negative information).

Processing duration

Processing time: 1 Week
approx. 1 week

Legal basis

§ Section 6 (2) of the Crafts Code (Handwerksordnung - HwO).

Applications / forms

  • Forms: none, informal possible
  • Written form required: no
  • Personal appearance on site for application: no

What else should I know?

for online procedures, you will need your new ID card or a comparable authentication option

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises Berlin (SenWiEnBe)

Professionally released on

12.11.2020

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