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The Point of Single Contact (Einheitlicher Ansprechpartner in German) assists you in handling administrative procedures and associated formalities.

The Point of Single Contact is your authorities' finder!

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The Point of Single Contact provides you with easily accessible and understandable information.

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Shows the way

The Point of Single Contact shows you the right way in the maze of regulations.

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Relieves of administrative procedures

The Point of Single Contact can relieve you of administrative procedures by handling them on your behalf.

What is a Point of Single Contact?


The Point of Single Contact in the State of Rheinland-Pfalz is a public body, which allows you to complete all administrative procedures and formalities required for taking up and performing your service as well as for the accreditation of foreign professional qualifications.

The Point of Single Contact is subject to state supervision and liability. It provides reliable information and competent support in handling authorities.

The services provided by the Point of Single Contact in the State of Rheinland-Pfalz are free-of-charge.

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The authorities' finder for companies




Every company needs regulatory approvals.

The Point of Single Contact helps domestic enterprises from all industries in obtaining regulatory approvals and permits, particularly targeting start-ups.

It also supports foreign companies, who want to set up business here or want to operate across borders.

Working with foreign professional qualification




Those, who want to get their foreign professional degree or certificate of qualification accredited, for example, to accept a job here or become self-employed, can get the help of the Point of Single Contact. The legislative assembly of the State of Rheinland-Pfalz decided on 28.01.2016 to adapt the national Professional Qualification Assessment Act to the Professional Qualifications Accreditation Directive of the EU and to expand to third-country nationals in many cases. For more information, click here.

(This link leads to a range of information that is only available in German)

Points of Single Contact in Europe


All Member States of the European Union and the EEA countries, namely Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway have set up Points of Single Contact. They are available if you want to be active as service providers in other EU countries.


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Dealing with the Point of Single Contact

The Point of Single Contact helps you in dealing with public authorities and can relieve you of many visits to the different authorities concerned. It also pays attention to the timely completion of procedures.

It is up to you to use the service of the Point of Single Contact. You decide whether you commission it to assist you in the administrative procedure, or if you want to get in touch with the relevant authorities directly. You can also rethink your decision in the course of the administrative procedure.

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