Legal Entity Identifier Register - LEI


Working aids:

Step by step to your LEI
Checklist (PDF 247 kB)

Working aid: Registration and authentication
Working aid for the registration and authentication at LEIReg (PDF 139 kB)

Working aid: Apply for an LEI
Working aid for requesting an LEI at LEIReg (PDF 220 kB)

Working aid: Porting
Working aid for porting existing LEIs to LEIReg (PDF 141 kB)

Working aid: Renewal
Working aid for the renewal of your LEI (PDF 158 kB)

Working aid: Challenge reporting
Procedure for reporting of data errors (challenges) (PDF 220 kB)

Working aid: Challenge notification
Procedure when receiving notification of a data error (challenge) (PDF 213 kB)

Working aid: Opting out of reporting parent relationships
Definitions of the reasons for opting out of reporting parent relationships (PDF 214 kB)

General information:

LEI-Status overview
LEI-Statusconcept (PDF 188 kB)


Download our free whitepaper with important information about LEI here (only available in German).

LEI Whitepaper (PDF 5.9 MB)

We can help you

Refer to Question & Answers for tips on how to use the LEIReg.

Alternatively, contact our Service number at

0800 - 123 43 35

(Mon-Fri from 8:00 to 18:30, free of charge from the German landline).
From abroad: +49 2 21/9 76 68-0 (charged service)