Step by step towards self-employment

The MEB Founding House

The MEB is a first contact point for all those who plan to set up their own business. We support you in taking the first steps towards self-employment.

Our information and advisory services

Munich’s Business Startup Office (MEB), a joint initiative of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Munich and Upper Bavaria and the City of Munich, is a first contact point for all those who plan to set up their own business as a main source of income or sideline enterprise. This exludes handicrafts and foreign companies planning to expand their business to Germany.

We will support you in taking the first steps towards self-employment.

Whether in person, over the phone or online, we offer free of charge information and advice on the following topics:

Our information and advisory services

Introductory event for initial information (in German):

Information material (in German and English)

Individual and in-person consultations (in German and English)

Handling of telephone and e-mail enquiries (in German and English)

Guide for special issues

Establishing contact with experts from the Department of Labor and Economic Development of the City of Munich and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Munich and Upper Bavaria to handle further questions.

Foreign companies planning to do business in Munich in order to expand their business or for investment purposes are advised to turn to the municipal Point of Single Contact for corporate services.

Your opinion matters

Did you attend our in-personal consultation? We appreciate your feedback. Please complete this feedback questionnaire and send us your comments. Thank you very much!

Note: The MEB is not entitled to offer consulting services on insurance, tax or legal matters.