Which companies are supposed to submit notification of the beginning of entrepreneurial activity

article 23/03/2022

Main requirements for goods and services are quality and safety. State takes under special control entrepreneurs and companies whose activities may affect life and health of consumers and the environment. Therefore, for some types of work, registration of a company with tax authorities is not enough, it is also necessary to submit a notification to the appropriate authority concerning planned release of products, provision of services. The list of such types of economic activity is established by the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation dated July 16, 2009 No. 584.

Based on notifications from business entities, supervisory authority compiles a register and places it on its official website. Data in the public list is updated no later than 10 days from the date of registration of the application from the company.

Which authorities must be notified before the start of activity:

Rospotrebnadzor (Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing)

The notification nature of the start of activity is established for enterprises providing hotel and personal services, working in the field of catering, retail sales, wholesale trade of food and non-food products for a wide range of consumers.

The list of activities also includes:

  • production of garments and textiles;
  • production of clothes, shoes;
  • sawmill activity;
  • publishing and printing;
  • launch of bakeries and confectioneries.

Packaging, furniture, personal protective equipment, building materials - release of these and other types of products must begin with a notification of Rospotrebnadzor.

Rostransnadzor (the Federal Authority for Transport Oversight)

The list includes services of transportation of passengers by road, as well as transportation of goods by trucks with a carrying capacity over 2.5 tons, by rail, sea, and inland water transport.

Rostrud (the Federal Service for Labour and Employment)

Companies that plan to take care of people in need and provide other social services provide information to Rostrud. This includes pensions, veterans homes, rehabilitation centers, etc.

Rosstandart (the Federal Technical Regulation and Metrology Service)

Rosstandart maintains a register of organizations producing low-voltage equipment, electrical distribution and control devices.

Other types of activities that have to be submitted with notification of the beginning of entrepreneurial activity

Information about the start of production of animal feed is sent to the veterinary service; organizations whose activities are related to fire, explosive and chemically hazardous production facilities of hazard class IV inform Rostekhnadzor &(the Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nuclear Supervision Service). Roszdravnadzor (the Federal Service for Surveillance in Healthcare) accepts notifications from companies involved in the circulation of medical devices.
Violation of the rules is punishable under Art. 19.7.5-1 of the Code of Administrative Offences of the Russian Federation.