Legal Entity Identifier Register

You may here apply for and administrate a globally valid LEI easily and fast, or you may search the international LEI database for LEIs and reference data.

Benefit from the competency and quality of the Bundesanzeiger Verlag in all matters concerning corporate identification.

Maintenance work

Because of maintenance work the Legal Entity Identifier Register cannot be reached on Wednesday, 27 November 2019, from 1:30 pm until approximately 12:00 am CET. A corresponding note will be displayed.

What is a Legal Entity Identifier (LEI)?

Our advantages

  • Fast and reliable assignment of your LEI
  • Easy and uncomplicated extension of your LEI
  • Free transfer of an existing LEI to LEIReg
  • Convenient mass application via the user interface or Excel lists
  • Professional and personal support by our competent specialist staff

Our service

“Free procurement of audit-relevant commercial register extracts for companies registered in the German Commercial Register as well as annual and consolidated financial statements.”

Our offer

“Special conditions for the first application for the LEI for foundations registered in the Bundesverband Deutscher Stiftungen e. V.”

MiFID II – New Challenges for the Financial Market Require new Regulations

From January 3, 2018, the revision of the European financial markets comes into force. It will have far-reaching effects on all entities operating in the financial market or holding securities. Based on the experiences gained from the financial market crash in 2008, a new regulation by the name of MiFID II has been implemented in order to take account of the new challenges with regard to security and transparency of the business dealings. For further information on MiFID II please click here.



01.10.2019: Today the LEIReg has been updated and improved to make the administration and order process of your LEIs even more comfortable for you.

Here LEI-Update information(PDF 158 kB) you can find an overview of what changes for you.

For any questions please do not hesitate to contact our service number or write us an email.


GLEIF Accredited

The LEIReg of the Bundesanzeiger Verlag is officially certified by the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF). The official Accreditation Certificate can be found here(PDF 543.2 kB).

You may find the official press release on the accreditation here.

Whitepaper Download

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

LEI Whitepaper(PDF 5.9 MB)


Search the global LEI database here for LEIs and LEI reference data

We can help you

Refer to Questions & 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)

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