Careers with the Bundesnotarkammer

About us

The Bundesnotarkammer offers excellent career prospects. We offer modern, innovative and viable solutions in the field of electronic legal transactions and play a leading role in shaping legal, social and technical developments. At the same time, we stand by the tradition of a unique institution: the German notariat.

The Bundesnotarkammer represents about 7,000 German notaries in Germany and abroad, providing the core infrastructure for notarial activities. Every day, a team of highly motivated employees from a wide range of disciplines work towards this common goal. Our office is centrally located on the attractive Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin.

The Bundesnotarkammer is a corporation under public law and thus a secure and responsible employer independent of economic fluctuations. Despite being a traditional authority, we are not behind the times, but live a modern office culture.

In this context, the IT department of the Bundesnotarkammer with its approx. 70 employees has a major role to play. It is responsible for the development and operation of an extensive procedural landscape. As we develop complex and highly secure IT systems with a service-oriented architecture, we are constantly working on new projects and expanding our portfolio of innovative IT solutions to make notarial processes ever more efficient and secure. To this end, we are led by the guiding principle to not only accompany the digital transformation in the public sector, but to actively shape it.

The Bundesnotarkammer – an exceptional employer with tradition and a future.

FAQs – the most important questions about the application process

Are you interested in a career at the Bundesnotarkammer or do you have questions about the application process and current job vacancies? Please read through the frequently asked questions below.

What are the different steps of the application process from candidature to permanent employment?

In general, you will receive a response to your application or an invitation to an interview within 2 - 6 weeks after receipt of your application. In exceptional cases, e.g. if a lot of job offers are available online at the same time, our response may take a little longer. If your professional profile and your application match the advertised position, we will invite you to a personal interview. Following the initial interview, we usually invite you to attend a trial day and/or a second interview. This gives us the opportunity to get to know each other even better. Afterwards, we will give you feedback in due course. Our HR department will contact you in order to discuss all further details (employment contract, starting date).

How to apply to the Bundesnotarkammer?

Please send your online application via email to bewerbung[at] Please indicate your salary expectations and earliest possible starting date. All attachments should be sent in PDF format.

Are travel expenses incurred to get to the interview reimbursed?

Travel expenses will not be reimbursed by the Bundesnotarkammer.

Did the Bundesnotarkammer receive my application?

Our preferred communication channel in the application procedure is via email, so we usually send confirmations of receipt and invitations to interviews via this channel as well. If you do not receive the confirmation message in the mentioned time frame, please check your spam folder.

I would like to apply for different positions at the same time. Is this possible?

Of course, you can apply for different positions. However, you don’t need to send us different applications. All you need to do is indicate the different positions you are applying for in your email. We will consider your application in light of the required qualifications.

I have not found a suitable job offer, but would still like to send an unsolicited application. Is this possible?

Feel free to send an unsolicited application. Please indicate in your application letter as precisely as possible which field you would like to work in. As we usually publish all current job vacancies online, unsolicited applications might have fewer chances of being considered.