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Enter words here that describe what you are looking for (e.B. cut a tree) or a matter for citizens and companies (e.B. house construction, marriage).
Source: BUS Sachsen-Anhalt (Linie6PLus)

Apply for inclusion in the list of prequalified companies


In order to participate in public contracts, your company must prove that none of the legally defined formal grounds for exclusion exist. grounds for exclusion. The entry in the directory is considered proof of suitability, meaning that you only need to provide an individual access code or enclose a copy of the certificate each time you submit a tender. As a prequalified company, you have a presumption of suitability. This means that public clients will only request proof of your suitability if there are reasonable doubts.

As a prequalified company or freelancer, you can be found using various search criteria such as name, registered office, CPV code, etc., e.g. when public clients are looking for suitable companies.

As a company from the supply and service sector (including freelancers), you can apply for registration. You are only excluded if you are purely a construction company, as there is a different directory for construction companies.

In order to retain your prequalification, you must submit the proof of suitability to the prequalification body responsible for your (main) place of business once a year after registration for preliminary examination. After a final check by the responsible Chamber of Industry and Commerce, your company will be entered in the official register.

In addition to the mandatory certificates, you can submit further evidence of the company's/freelancer's qualifications. These are also subject to review and can be viewed by the contracting authority as deposited documents.

The documents checked by the CCIs can only be viewed by the contracting authority that has the certificate with its specific access code. However, the official directory is generally accessible.

The directory is updated every day.

  • You or your company are qualified and authorized to exercise your trade
  • You can prove your economic and financial capacity.
  • You can prove your technical and professional capacity.
  • You can prove that there are no general mandatory grounds for exclusion.
  • You can prove that there are no general optional grounds for exclusion, e.g. past violations.
  • Extract from the commercial, association, partnership or cooperative register (depending on legal form and registration requirement)
  • Business license, depending on the need for a business license
  • Business registration/deregistration (does not apply to freelancers)
  • Membership certificate from the Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Chamber of Crafts or a professional chamber
  • Certificate/confirmation of professional/company liability insurance
  • Self-declaration that there is no serious misconduct
    (If there are more than three persons with sole power of representation, a declaration signed by three persons is sufficient. This must include the person responsible for public procurement).
  • Certificate in tax matters from the tax office, in Saxony self-declaration
  • When applying for a GmbH & Co. KG: certificate for both the GmbH & Co. KG and the GmbH
  • Certificate for statutory social insurance (health insurance certificate)
  • Clearance certificate from the employers' liability insurance association
  • Central trade register excerpt GZR 3 (for sole proprietorships) or central trade register excerpt GZR 4 (for legal entities, commercial partnerships and associations), when applying for a GmbH & Co. KG: GZR 4 for the KG and GZR 4 for the GmbH
  • Note: Some of the certificates must be submitted as originals and must not generally be older than three months. Further information can be found in the additional information.

  • Cost framework for registration by the IHK: 50 - 74 EUR
  • Cost framework for prequalification: 160 to 180 EUR
  • The amount of the respective costs varies depending on the federal state.
  • The costs are cumulative.
  • The certificate of entry in the Official Register is valid for one year. This period begins from the date of registration.
  • If there are any changes to your company's proof of suitability and reliability during the course of the year, the company is obliged to inform the Official List, as the Official List may then have to be amended (and the entry may have to be deleted).

Once the documents are complete, prequalification generally takes no longer than three weeks and subsequent registration by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce takes a maximum of six working days.

Contact the Chamber of Industry and Commerce.

You apply for prequalification at the prequalification body, and you will be included in the list after an examination.

  • You can find the online application on the IHK website
  • Fill this out and attach the required documents
  • If you have any questions, please contact the contract advisory centers and IHKs listed under "Responsibility and costs"
  • The prequalification bodies check whether the registration requirements have been met and request additional documents if necessary
  • If all registration requirements are met, the responsible IHK will enter you in the official register
  • You will receive a certificate with a certificate number and an access code
  • In the case of public tenders, you must provide these two numbers to the contracting authority in your tender so that it has access to the evidence you have deposited in the official register.

Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Industrie- und Handelskammer Magdeburg
Alter Markt 8
39104 Magdeburg, Landeshauptstadt
0391 5693-0