Craft card - certificate of registration in the craft register
The competent Chamber of Crafts issues a certificate of registration in the Register of Crafts (craft card).
The following are entered in the craftsman's card:
- Name and address of the holder
- The trade to be practised
- Where there is more than one craft subject to authorisation: These crafts and the date of registration
- Where appropriate, the name of the manager of the establishment or the general partner responsible for technical management
Master craftsman examination
Anyone who can prove that they have passed a master craftsman's examination in the craft to be practised or in a technically related craft is entered in the Register of Craftsmen.
Study focus on crafts
Graduates of universities and technical colleges, if the focus of their studies can be assigned to the craft trades, are entered in the register of craftsmen.
Exercise authorization/ Exception permit
Anyone who has an exercise authorization/exception permit in accordance with §§ 7a, 7b, 8 and 9 HwO is entered in the register of craftsmen.
- Application for registration in the craft register
Identity card or other official identification document containing a photograph.
Residence permit, if the applicant is not an EU national.
Certificate of Qualification
For example examination for the master craftsman's diploma or equivalent, an exemption permit/exception authorisation
If necessary, declaration by company management
Employment contract and social security registration, if there is a manager
If necessary, extract from the commercial register
Registered companies please submit a current excerpt from the commercial register when applying. Legal entities in the process of formation (GmbH, AG) must submit the articles of association.
- EUR 15,00 to EUR 280,00
The craftsman's card can be obtained from the Berlin Chamber of Crafts (Handwerkskammer Berlin).
If the entry in the register of craftsmen is deleted, the craft card must be returned to the Chamber of Crafts.