Registration

Registration fee

For registration there is a fee according to the fee-related matter number 1 of the list of fees as appendix 1 on § 1 ElektroGGebV (list of fees) for each producer, brand and type of equipment. In case of authorised representation according to § 8 ElektroG this fee is charged for each represented producer, brand and type of equipment represented by an authorised representative. 
Additionally, you must also expect a fee for the examination of the insolvency safe guarantee or the prima facie evidence. 

Application withdrawal fee

If you withdraw a submitted registration application prior to registration being granted, stiftung ear may charge a fee of up to 75 percent of the fee according to the fee-related matter number 1 of the list of fees per each registration applied for for the efforts already made regarding the procedure.

Application denial fee

If stiftung ear denies your registration application, you will pay a fee for the efforts incurred that can amount to the amount of the registration fee according to fee-related matter number 1 of the list of fees per registration applied for and denied. If stiftung ear has already examined a guarantee or respectively prima facie evidencs then the fees for the examination of such will also be charged. 

Guarantee examination fee

If you are planning to place electrical and electronic equipment on the market that is generally used in private households (so-called b2c equipment) the insolvency safe guarantee you submit is subject of examination by stiftung ear. 

Individual proof of guarantee

If you are submitting your proof of guarantee for the first time, as in creating a new individual guarantee, stiftung ear will examine whether the documents you submit (e.g. suretyship certification) fulfill the requirements of an insolvency safe guarantee. For this the fee according to the fee-related matter number 4 of the list of fees for each submitted guarantee for one type of equipment and one calender year is charged. 

If a guarantee that has already been examined and recognised as proof of guarantee (with the same guarantee ID) is to be used again, by allocating it to a guarantee validity period and a type of equipment, stiftung ear will charge for each examination of an allocation a fee according to the fee-related matter number 5 of the list of fees. 

Collective proof of guarantee

Should you be submitting proof of guarantee of an insolvency safe guarantee by participation in a producer guarantee system (collective guarantee) stiftung ear will charge a fee according to the fee-related matter number 6 of the list of fees for each examination of an allocation for one type of equipment and one calendar year. 

Fee for examining prima facie evidence

If you are planning to place b2b equipment on the market (electrical and electronic equipment that is exclusively used in other than private households), stiftung ear must examine the submitted b2b prima facie evidence. For this a fee will be charged according to fee-related matter number 7 of the list of fees additionally to the fee according to the fee-related matter number 1 of the list of fees for the registration. 

Fee for the request for proof of guarantee

For the request to submit the annual proof of guarantee to prevent registration revocation there is a fee according to the fee-related matter number 13 in the list of fees. 

Fee for certification of the obligation to register

For the assesment application (certification of the obligation to register) the ElektroGGebV provides sliding-scale fees according to fee-related matter number 3 of the list of fees. The fees are determined by stiftung ear depending on the complexity and effort of the individual case.

Change of the type of equipment

Stiftung ear can – should there be a new allocation of equipment to the types of equipment – change registrations regarding the type of equipment. For this there will be a fee for each changed registration and change according to fee-related matter number 15 of the list of fees.

Registration revocation fee

For the registration revocation a maximum fee amounting to the registration fee according to fee-related matter number 1 of the list of fees will be demanded.