Provision of dance lessons (dance teacher licence) - notification

German version

General requirements

  • Successful dance teacher examination
  • Assessment of the suitability of the premises
  • Austrian citizenship or citizenship of an EU Member State or EEA country
  • If the operator of the dance school is not a natural person, a managing director must be appointed.
  • The managing directors are responsible for the compliance with all relevant rules and regulations and for the professional provision of dance lessons. They are also required to hold the lessons and to be present during lessons.
  • If no managing directors have been appointed, the holders of the dance teacher licence are responsible for the compliance with all relevant rules and regulations and for the professional provision of dance lessons. They are also required to hold the lessons and to be present during lessons.

Documents required

If the notification is made by an individual, or a sole trader

  • Premises: Assessment of the suitability of the premises
  • Person seeking to establish the dance school:
    • Valid official photo documentation or valid travel document for EU citizens
    • Birth certificate
    • Residence registration certificate
    • Certificate of citizenship
    • Current police clearance certificate (German)
    • Certificate of completion of compulsory schooling
    • Documentation proving at least three years of work experience as a dance teacher in one or more commercially operated dance schools
    • Certificate showing the successful completion of the dance teacher examination as per Art 2 of the Ordinance of the Vienna Provincial Government Concerning the Requirements for Admission to the Dance Teacher Examination, the Determination of the Subject Matter of the Examination and the Format of the Examination (1997 Vienna Dance Teacher Examination Ordinance, Provincial Law Gazette no. 37/2000 as amended)
  • Authorised representatives: Power of authority

If the notification is made by a legal person, a partnership or another legal entity

  • Associations: Extract from the register of associations (no older than six months)
  • Legal person: Extract from the company register (no older than six months)
  • Partnership: Prima facie evidence of the formation of a partnership agreement
  • Premises: Assessment of the suitability of the premises
  • Managing director:
    • Valid official photo documentation or valid travel document for EU citizens
    • Birth certificate
    • Residence registration certificate
    • Certificate of citizenship
    • Current police clearance certificate (German)
    • Certificate of completion of compulsory schooling
    • Documentation proving at least three years of relevant work experience in one or more commercially operated dance schools
    • Certificate showing the successful completion of the dance teacher examination as per Art 2 of the Ordinance of the Vienna Provincial Government Concerning the Requirements for Admission to the Dance Teacher Examination, the Determination of the Subject Matter of the Examination and the Format of the Examination (1997 Vienna Dance Teacher Examination Ordinance, Provincial Law Gazette no. 37/2000 as amended)
  • Persons appointed as representatives, persons with significant influence on the business operations:
    • Valid official photo documentation or valid travel document for EU citizens
    • Birth certificate
    • Residence registration certificate
    • Certificate of citizenship
    • Current police clearance certificate (German)
  • Authorised representatives Power of authority

Contact

Inspection of Business Establishments, Electrical and Gas Equipment, Fire Prevention and Official Authorisation of Events (MA 36)
Dresdner Straße 77, 1200 Vienna
Timetable
Phone: +43 1 4000-36352
Fax: +43 1 4000-99-36310
E-Mail: event@ma36.wien.gv.at
We recommend making an appointment

Fees

The fees are due after the procedure has been concluded and amount to:

  • 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 questions about payment please contact: Municipal Department 6 - Accounting Department 40. (German)

Deadline

The notification must be sumitted to the competent authority no later than four weeks before the provision of dance lessons starts.

Please note

Legal basis:

Form

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

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