Address

Landesgerichtsstraße 20
1010 Wien
Briefanschrift: Postfach 150 1011 Wien


 Telephone:

+43 1 402 45 09 0

Fax:

+43 1 406 34 75


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The Austrian Chamber of Civil-Law Notaries is the official representation body of the profession of Austrian notaries and has its seat in Vienna. It is established by public law and is composed of the six regional notarial chambers. The Austrian Chamber of Civil-Law Notaries has a coordinating function and represents the profession vis-à-vis third parties in global terms at national, European and international level. It has administrative and regulatory powers as defined by public law.

The Austrian Chamber of Civil-Law Notaries is consulted in the legislative process; it liaises with other national and international professional organisations.

Among others, the Austrian Chamber of Civil-Law Notaries also manages the Austrian Central Register of Testaments and Wills, the Austrian Central Register of Lasting Powers of Attorney in the context of the protection of vulnerable adults and has initiated cyberDOC, the electronic documents archive and communication platform of Austrian notaries. 

At EU level, the Austrian Chamber of Civil-Law Notaries is member of the Conseil des notariats de l’Union européenne (CNUE) and, since 1997, it has a representation office in Brussels to better liaise with EU-institutions.

Moreover, the Austrian Chamber of Civil-Law Notaries is entrusted with public functions at EU-level acting as central authority under the EU Public Documents Regulation (EU) 2016/1191.

Since more than 30 years, the Austrian Chamber of Civil-Law Notaries organises on a yearly basis the Conference of European Notaries in Salzburg aiming at identifying and discussing major legal, economic and political European trends and developments relevant for the notarial profession: