Registering a general partnership (OHG) in the commercial register

Commercial law stipulates that a general partnership (OHG) must be entered in the commercial register. The registration must be made by all partners* at the competent registration court.

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.

Contact point

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


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 submit the application, contact a notary.

  • The notary will advise on the formulation of the application
  • The application is made exclusively by electronic means, and a publicly certified document is created for this purpose
  • 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.


If relevant information about your company has changed, such as the company's registered office, legal form or authorized representatives, please have the commercial register entry corrected without delay.

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


Required documents

The following information is required for the registration of a general partnership

  • surname, first name, date of birth and place of residence of each partner
  • name of the company, as well as the place where it has its registered office and the domestic business address
  • the purpose of the company, if it is not clear from the company name
  • power of representation of the shareholders

The notary will advise you on the documents required in individual cases for registering the general partnership.


  • Fees for notarial services and registration in the register in accordance with the Law on Court and Notarial Fees in conjunction with the Ordinance on Fees in Commercial, Partnership and Cooperative Register Matters
  • Expenses for the public announcement

Release note

Saxon State Ministry of Justice and for Democracy, Europe and Equality. 27.08.2020