Provision of dance lessons (dance teacher licence) - notification

German version

General information

Municipal Department 36 must be notified of the provision of dance lessons for profit (dance teacher licence) in a legally effective way.

The dance teacher licence grants the right to publicly announce and provide professional ballroom dance lessons, etiquette training, hold practice nights ("Perfektion") and use the term "Tanzschule" (dance school) in the company name and as a description of the place of business.

Requirements

  • Proof of suitable premises
  • Austrian citizenship or citizenship of an EU Member State or EEA country
  • Successful dance teacher examination level II (certified dance master)

Deadlines

The notification must be submitted no later than four weeks before the operation of the dance school starts.

Contact

Inspection of Business Establishments, Electrical and Gas Equipment, Fire Prevention and Official Authorisation of Events (MA 36)
Dezernat K (German)
1200 Vienna, Dresdner Straße 75
Phone: +43 1 4000-36352
Fax: +43 1 4000-99-36310
E-Mail: post@ma36.wien.gv.at

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 am to 12 noon and by appointment.
Opening hours on Good Friday, Christmas Eve (24 December) and New Year's Eve (31 December) from 8 am to 12 noon; closed on public holidays.

Documents required

If the notification is made by a partnership or an association, documents are required both for the business and the person in charge (dance master, managing director).

  • Valid official photo ID or valid travel document for EU citizens
  • Residence registration certificate
  • Current police clearance certificate (German)
  • Certificate of completion of compulsory schooling
  • Certificate showing the successful completion of the dance teacher examinations I and II or proof of the successful completion of training that teaches the skills required for the dance teacher examination level II.
  • Excerpt from the company register (German) or excerpt from the register of associations (German)
  • Proof of suitable premises

Fees

The following fees are due after the procedure has been concluded:

  • Federal fee of EUR 14.30 for
    • notification of the provision of dance lessons or
    • notification of the appointment of a managing director
  • Federal fee per page of attachment: EUR 3.90

Billing and payment (German)
For any questions regarding payment, please contact: Municipal Department 6 - Accounting Department 40 (German).

Form

Online notification: Provision of dance lessons (dance teacher licence) (German)

Further information

Admission to the dance teacher examination (levels I and II) - application

Legal basis:

Homepage: Inspection of Business Establishments, Electrical and Gas Equipment, Fire Prevention and Official Authorisation of Events (MA 36) (German)

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