Prostitution event – notification of organisation or holding
Prostitution events are events organised for an open group of participants at which sexual services are offered by at least one of the persons directly present.
Anyone wishing to organise or conduct a prostitution event must notify the local public order office responsible for the event location four weeks before the event begins.
Prostitution events may only be held in suitable buildings, rooms, other fixed facilities and other mobile facilities (e.g. vehicles, ships, etc.). The place of operation and the hours of operation may not conflict with the requirements for the protection of the prostitutes working at the prostitution event as well as the customers, the youth and the residents or the general public. Otherwise, the prostitution event may be prohibited.
Failure to report, to report on time, to report truthfully or to report incompletely is an administrative offence and can be punished with a fine of up to 1,000.00 Euros.
Licence for operating a prostitution business
The notifying individual must hold a valid licence for operating the prostitution business.
Suitability of the event location
The event location and operating hours must comply with the legal requirements for the protection of all parties involved.
The notifying individual or their representative must be at least 18 years of age.
Notification about a prostitution event
The notification must contain the following information:
- the full name of the operator of the prostitution event,
- the exact place and time of the event,
- the full name of the owner responsible for the buildings, premises or other fixed or mobile facilities used at the event.
Permit for prostitution business (copy) with operating concept
The operating concept must describe the essential characteristics of the prostitution establishment and the precautions taken to comply with the obligations under the Prostitution Protection Act.
If available, also a copy of the prostitution permit.
An event concept for the specific event.
Before each prostitution event, the operator must draw up a specific event concept in addition to their general operating concept, outlining the spatial, organisational and temporal framework conditions of the respective event.
Written consent owner
Approval from the owner for using the buildings, rooms or other stationary or mobile facilities for holding the event (e. g. copy of the tenancy / lease / user agreement)
Registration certificates / alias certificates (copy)
The registration certificates and/or alias certificates of all prostitutes expected to work at the prostitution event.
Agreements with prostitutes (copy)
The agreements/contracts concluded with the prostitutes for the event.
Valid operating licence / certificate of operability if applicable
- If a prostitution vehicle is used as an event venue:
Average time to process request
Notification for holding or organising a prostitution event must be submitted to the competent Public Order Office for the event’s location.
Bezirksamt Charlottenburg - Wilmersdorf
Specific information on this location currently available only on the authority's home page: Bezirksamt Charlottenburg - Wilmersdorf
Bezirksamt Friedrichshain - Kreuzberg
Bezirksamt Marzahn - Hellersdorf
Specific information on this location currently available only on the authority's home page: Bezirksamt Spandau