Operator services

The pages in this section contain information relevant to providers of postal services:

Notification obligations 

According to the provisions of the Postal Market Act (PMG), the provision of postal services must be notified to the regulatory authority.

Postal Services subject to licensing

Postal service providers , who convey letter mail items up to 50 grams for third parties on a commercial basis require a license according to § 26 para 1 PMG

Financing contribution

Postal service providers according § 25 PMG and license holders according § 26 PMG are in general obliged to financing contribution requirements. Informations about the calculation and the process thereto are available at the pages concerning the financing contribution requirements.

Legal enforcement

The regulatory authority can also provide assistance in the resolution of disputes between operators. In this context, the regulatory authority can rely on various means of legal enforcement.


As per request of the financial market supervisory authority an information about SEPA is published here.