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Source: BUS Sachsen-Anhalt (Linie6PLus)

Business deregister


If you wish to cease operating your business, you are obliged to unsubscribe from your business.

The same applies if you move the headquarters of your company or branch or branch of your company to a new location and this gives rise to the competence of a different municipality. First, log off your business or business at the previous location. You then log it back in to the new site.

If you change the legal form of your trade, a business deregistration is also required. First, you must unsubscribe from your business under the previous legal form. You then re-register your trade under the new legal form.

If you move your headquarters of your company or branch or branch of your company to a new location without changing the responsibilities within the municipality, a trade change notice is sufficient.

The following persons or their authorised representatives shall be deregistration:

  • in the case of individual trades by the trader himself,
  • in the case of corporations (e.B. GmbH, AG) by the legal representative(s).

In the case of partnerships (e.B. OHG, KG, GbR/BGB-Gesellschaft, GmbH & Co. KG), all shareholders entitled to the management must make commercial declarations.

Do you want to hire your business, move it to one place or do you want to change the legal form of your business? Then you need to log out of your operation. You can find out more here.

You can unsubscribe from your business in writing or electronically.

You will receive a certificate from the authority to receive your business deregistration.

The body responsible for deregistration forwards the deregistration to other bodies, such as the tax office, the trade association, the Chamber of Crafts or the Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Register Court.

Contact your municipality's trade office.

  • Operating dissolution or
  • transfer of your registered office or the registered office of a branch or independent branch outside the previous municipality, or
  • Change in the legal form of your trade
  • The fully completed and signed "Commercial registration" - GewA 3
  • Copy of the identity card or passport with registration certificate or presentation on site. In the case of electronic trade re-registration, depending on the municipality, other appropriate and appropriate procedures for establishing identity (e.B. PIN/TAN procedure, electronic identification function, de-mail or a self-declaration of identity).
  • Copy of the extract from the commercial register, if your company is registered in the commercial register (also: cooperative register, register of associations)

Fees varying in fees for business deregistration. Information on the amount of the fees can be obtained from the trade office responsible for you.

If you have completed the form correctly and your documents are complete, the authority will certify that you will receive your deregistration immediately upon personal consultation. If you register in writing or electronically, you will usually receive the receipt of your business registration within 3 days.

  • You can unsubscribe from your business in person or by electronic means.

If the closure of the company is clearly determined and you do not deregister your business, the deregistration will be made of your own motion.

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Ministry of Economy, Science and Digitisation of the State of Saxony-Anhalt

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