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ZSVR offers download of register excerpt – Are companies registered in the LUCID Packaging Register?

From 1 July 2022 onwards, new obligations apply for electronic marketplaces: they may only offer goods from online retailers that are registered in the LUCID Packaging Register and have entered into a system participation agreement with one or more system(s). Electronic marketplaces are required to verify whether that is the case. The same applies to fulfilment service providers: They, too, may only offer their services if the ordering party complies with all statutory obligations.

To make it easier for marketplaces, fulfilment service providers and retail companies (in particular) to comply with these new obligations, the Zentrale Stelle Verpackungsregister (Central Agency Packaging Register – ZSVR) will make it possible for them to request the ability to download a digital register excerpt starting June 2022, with data updated on a daily basis. This will allow them to check the registration status of their business partners in the LUCID Packaging Register. The register excerpt can be retrieved automatically by downloading an XML file via an interface named by the ZSVR (API endpoint) or manually via a web interface. All the information included in the register excerpt is also available in the public register of producers: VAT number or national taxpayer reference number, company name, registration number and packaging information (system participation required or not).

If you would like to sign up for the register excerpt, you have to create a login in the LUCID Packaging Register under ‘Register excerpt’. Should you have any IT-related questions, please contact our support hotline. The hotline can be reached Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 17:00 CET at +49 541 34310555.


The link to the register excerpt will be available here from 3 June 2022.