Enter a stock corporation (AG) in the Commercial Register

The AG only becomes a legal entity when it is entered in the commercial register. Since the AG is a corporation, it is entered in Section B of the Commercial Register.

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


Incorporation in accordance with §§ 23 et seq. German Stock Corporation Act (AktG)


To make an application, contact a notary public.

  • The notary will advise on the formulation of the application.
  • The application is made exclusively electronically, 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.


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

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

Required documents

The registration shall additionally state:

  • a domestic business address
  • the type and scope of the power of representation of the members of the board of directors

The following documents are necessary:

  • Registration
  • Articles of association and the documents in which the articles of association and the acquisition of shares by the founders have been established
  • deeds of appointment of the management board and the supervisory board
  • in the case of §§ 26 and 27 of the Companies Act, the contracts on which the determinations are based or which have been concluded for their execution, as well as a calculation of the formation expenses to be borne by the company
  • a list of the members of the Supervisory Board, stating their surnames, first names, occupations and places of residence
  • Proof that the amount paid in is finally at the free disposal of the board of directors (bank confirmation)
  • Foundation report
  • Audit reports of the members of the board of directors and the supervisory board as well as of the foundation auditors together with their documentary evidence
  • Certificate of approval, if the object of the company or another provision of the articles of association requires state approval.

Further documents may be required in individual cases.


  • 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

Sächsisches Staatsministerium der Justiz und für Demokratie, Europa und Gleichstellung. 23.08.2017