Register cooperative (eG) in the register of cooperatives

A cooperative must be registered in the register of cooperatives. Registration must be made by all members of the board of directors. Registration by a proxy or authorized representative is excluded.

Single Point of Contact

For this procedure, you can use the service of the Single Point of Contact (Einheitlicher Ansprechpartner). They will guide you through the administrative procedure, take care of correspondence with all the offices responsible for your request and will be available to you as a competent advisor.


A notary's office of your choice

Onlineantrag und Formulare

Hinweis: Sobald Sie eine Postleitzahl oder einen Ort angegeben haben, können wir Ihnen an dieser Stelle den Onlineantrag und die Formulare der zuständigen Stelle anzeigen. Ort angeben

Zuständige Stelle

Keine zuständige Stelle vorhanden.

Hinweis: Sobald Sie eine Postleitzahl oder einen Ort angegeben haben, können wir Ihnen an dieser Stelle weitere Informationen zu der für Sie zuständigen Stelle anzeigen. Ort angeben
Warum soll ich einen Ort angeben?
Mit Hilfe der Ortsangabe können wir die für Sie passenden Informationen, Formulare, Dienste und Ihre zuständige Stelle anzeigen.
Welchen Ort soll ich angeben?
Zum Beispiel Ihren Wohnort, wenn Sie einen Reisepass beantragen wollen oder den Unternehmensstandort, wenn Sie ein Gewerbe anmelden möchten.

Service details



To make an application, contact a notary public.

  • The notary will advise you on the formulation of the application.
  • The application is made exclusively by electronic means, for this purpose a publicly certified document is created.
  • The declaration is provided with an electronic signature (within the meaning of § 39a Beurkundungsgesetz/BeurkG) and sent to the electronic court and administrative mailbox of the registry court.

You will receive a notification of the registration made.


Have significant details about your cooperative, such as the registered office, the branch or the authorized representatives, changed? Then have the register entry corrected without delay.

The entry is made in the same way exclusively by a notary public.

Required documents

  • Registration
  • Articles of association, signed by the cooperators
  • Copy of the certificates of appointment of the board of directors and the supervisory board
  • Certificate of an auditing association on the admission of the cooperative as well as an expert opinion of this association on the possible endangerment of the interests of the members or creditors.

In addition, state in the application which power of representation the members of the board of directors have.


  • The amount of the fee for the registration is determined by the Court and Notary Fees Act in conjunction with the Ordinance on Fees in Commercial, Partnership and Cooperative Register Matters.
  • In addition, expenses are incurred for the public announcement of the registration.


Release note

Saxon State Ministry of Justice and for Democracy, Europe and Equality. 23.08.2017