Hamburg Chamber of Crafts

Handicrafts register, registration

Important notes

Documents required

Proof of professional qualification (usually: master craftsman's certificate, for exceptional procedures (§7a, §7b, §8, §9 HwO), other documents, if necessary, please inform yourself in advance by telephone), ID card or passport with final confirmation of registration.

Please note

Entry in the trade register is a prerequisite for a full trade license. The operation of a standing trade without proper entry in the trade register is an administrative offense. The handicrafts role differentiates according to handicraft activity.

Procedure & Fees


The amount is based on the fee schedule of the Hamburg Chamber of Crafts.

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Address and contact information


Hamburg Chamber of Crafts
Holstenwall 12 20355 Hamburg

Room: Servicecenter

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Opening hours

Mon, Tue, Thu 7.45 a.m.-4.30 p.m., Wed 7.45 a.m.-12.00 p.m., Fri 7.45 a.m.-4.00 p.m., as well as by arrangement

Facility info

Public transport

Busse 112 Chamber of Crafts, U3 / Busse 16/17/37/112 St. Pauli, Busse 3 / X35 Sievekingplatz

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