What is your current situation (business lifecycle)?

The Point of Single Contact Berlin covers the entire business lifecycle. It provides answers to questions, such as: “What formalities need to be completed in a certain business situation” and above all: “Can these formalities be handled online, and if so, how?”

Therefore, please select the phase in which you currently find yourself below!

Starting up a business

Setting up a company in Berlin

We offer the following online services: Register your business or trade or apply for a permit (e.g. to work as a real estate agent). More information

Managing a business

Managing the formalities for an existing business in Berlin

Do you already have a company, but something is changing or you need a special permit? You can register your business online or apply for exemption permits (e.g. for shop opening on Sundays and public holidays). More information

Shutting down a business

Deregistering a business in Berlin

Are you giving up your business or leaving Berlin? Simply deregister your business online. More information

Working across borders

Performing foreign services temporarily in Berlin

Register online if you are already self-employed in another Member State of the European Union (EU), another state party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland and wish to offer your services temporarily in Berlin. More information

Getting your profession recognised

Working in Berlin with a foreign qualification

Have you completed your vocational training abroad and would now like to work in Berlin? Then have your qualifications recognised online! More information