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Chambers in NRW

Chambers represent the interests of their members and also implement sovereign tasks cost effectively and with close links to business.

Legal Remedies

The following overview provides general information about the most important formal legal remedies and procedures available for disputes under public law or civil law (private law). For more information about specific cases, please contact the competent authorities. You may also seek private legal advice.  

Registers and Directories

Further links to the commercial registers, land registers, insolvency announcements, certificates of conduct and other public registers in Germany

Legal Bases

The German Code of Trade and Commerce [Gewerbeordnung, GewO] provides an important basis for conducting business.


Die Landesregierung nimmt den Schutz Ihrer personenbezogenen Daten sehr ernst. Wir möchten Ihnen mit dieser Datenschutzerklärung daher einen Überblick darüber geben, wie das Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Innovation, Digitalisierung und Energie (MWIDE) den Schutz Ihrer Daten gewährleistet, welche Art von Daten zu welchem Zweck erhoben werden und wie sie verwendet werden. Im Zuge der Weiterentwicklung des Internetauftritts des Ministeriums ...

Setting up a Business

Do you want to set up a business in North Rhine-Westphalia? Before registering your business with the competent authorities, several factors must be considered.


This task means taking on a considerable amount of responsibility and will entail a diverse range of obligations. You can find here an overview on finances, controlling, assistance by the German Federal Employment Agency, useful information about personnel management and tendering law in NRW.

Closing your Business

Entrepreneurs may for a variety of reasons decide to give up their business or company or to fundamentally revise their business idea.


We have received many questions about the single point of contact for North Rhine-Westphalia. On this page we would therefore like to provide an overview of frequently asked questions and their answers.

Recognition Finder

You may search for the local competent body for your equivalence assessment here. This only requires the entry of a reference profession and the place where you would like to work.