Food, drink and lodgingLast updated:2015-03-11
Here you find information regarding permits for hotels and restaurants.
Permits marked with a form icon are included in the European services directive. You may apply for these permits electronically through this website.
In order to conduct a catering business for private parties, a number of different permits, or notifications, might be required.
- Flavouring of schnapps
Notification of flavouring of schnapps for serving in your own restaurant business.
- Food businesses
Every food business facility must be registered or approved as a food establishment.
- Hotel and guesthouse operations
If you wish to operate a hotel or guesthouse for at least nine guests, or have at least five guest rooms, you need to obtain a permit from the police.
- Licence for wholesale trade in alcohol (application)
A person wanting to conduct wholesale trade in alcoholic beverages must be approved as a warehouseman or registered as a consignee.
- Medium-strong beer
The registration with the municipality of the sale or serving of medium-strong beer.
- Table license
The serving of alcoholic beverages to the public or private parties for payment.
- Tastings of alcoholic beverages
If you want to organise tastings of alcoholic beverages for the public, a number of different permits or notifications may be required.
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