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Notes

It is not possible to retrieve Register-documents from Brandenburg at this time because of a technical defect in the relevant portal.

It is not possible to retrieve Register-documents from Hamburg at this time because of a technical defect in the relevant portal.

It is not possible to retrieve Register-documents from Schleswig-Holstein at this time because of a technical defect in the relevant portal.

Since 1 January 2024, the Corporation register (GsR), in which information on registered civil law partnerships (eGbR) is recorded, is also accessible via the Company register. You can retrieve the corresponding entries and register documents as soon as and insofar as entries have been made there using the familiar search procedures in the Company register.

When retrieving register information, please note that you must add DK documents individually to the shopping basket and download them. It is currently not technically possible to retrieve a complete DK tree.

When retrieving register information, the display of the document trees (DK) may be disturbed in individual cases. If necessary, please reload the page or carry out the search again.

Beware of unfair providers

The Federal Gazette publishing house warns of offers and notifications regarding register entries for companies in the Company Register and in association with publications in the Federal Gazette.

If you receive payment requests for retrievals of company data via the Business Register Interconnection System (BRIS), the sender of which is (supposedly) the European Commission or the European Justice Portal, this is a case of fraud.

Further information and a current list of providers of these ‘services’ that are known to us at this time can be found in the Federal Gazette (Bundesanzeiger) under „How it works – Data and statistics“.

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What is the Company Register?

The Company Register is the central platform for making company data accessible. Information required to be published about companies is collected centrally here and made electronically retrievable for interested parties.

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Register Information

Via the Company Register you have access to register entries and to submitted documents from the trade, cooperative, corporation and partnership register.

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General Terms of Use

Read about the General Terms of Use for the Company register.

General Terms of Use (PDF 327 kB)

Balance Sheet Navigator

Your online help for disclosure

New now: adapted to the legal situation according to DiRUG!

The balance sheet navigator helps you with the question of how and where you have to disclose your accounting documents and company reports.

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EU- Company Data

European Business Register:
Data from over 20 million companies in Europe

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From outside Germany: +49 221 - 9 76 68-0 fees apply

In case of problems, valuable information can be found in the area of FAQ.

Legal Entity Identifier Register

The Company Register is required to request the LEI (Legal Entity Identifier) of the respective company in compliance with the European legal stipulations at the time of submitting documents.

You can apply for your LEI at any existing international issuing agency.

Go to the list of all issuing agencies worldwide.

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