Notification of services

Costs

The expenses depend on the number of trades affected and the number of documents required.

Deadlines

No specific deadlines have to be met.

Forms

Notification of services German text (also available via online procedure)

General information

Nationals of an EU member state or an EEA signatory state who are established in another EU member state or EEA signatory state and who are authorised to carry on a trade in the respective country, may pursue these activities temporarily and occasionally in Austria at the same conditions as Austrian citizens. If they wish to carry on a regulated tradeGerman text, they have to notify the competent authority before taking up this activity (notification of services).

Legal basis

Section 373aGerman text of the Trade, Commerce and Industry Regulation Act 1994German text (GewO 1994)

Prerequisites

See description of the subject matter

Procedure

No specific procedural requirements have to be met.

Required documents

For legal entities:

  • Attestation in accordance with Art. 7(2)(b) of the Directive 2005/36/EC of the competent authority or body of the home country or country of origin certifying that the holder is legally entitled to pursue the activities concerned
  • Attestation regarding activities previously pursued in the framework of this trade
  • Registration certificate of Commercial Register
  • For the competent legal representative:
    • Certificate of citizenship
    • Certificate of professional competence

For natural persons:

  • Certificate of citizenship of a member state of the EU or of a signatory state of the EEA
  • Attestation in accordance with Art. 7(2)(b) of the Directive 2005/36/EC of the competent authority or body of the home country or country of origin certifying that the holder is legally entitled to pursue the activities concerned
  • Certificate of professional competence
  • Attestation regarding activities previously pursued in the framework of this trade

Responsible department

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