You can obtain a DB sales license if you satisfy the following conditions:
You use a Global Distribution System (GDS) which has been authorised by us, with a suitable, dedicated laser printer.
Which commercial laser printer you can use to print tickets depends on the GDS used. Further information can be obtained from the GDS providers.
You have a customer base and a convincing business concept with a minimum turnover for rail products of 25, 000 euros per full calendar year.
You provide a security
either in the form of a bank guarantee, if possible through a bank established in the EU, or
as a deposit which is lodged with an account held by Deutsche Bahn
equivalent to 8% of the annual turnover, but at least 10, 000 euros.
The need for a security is waived if the payment function for the GDS used is restricted to credit card payment.
Method of Payment
Participation in the SEPA business direct debit scheme (business-to-business).
Payment against invoice can be agreed for Agencies located outside the SEPA payment area.
The personnel you employ in the sale of rail products are already professionally qualified for this. If not, you declare your willingness to train your personnel as follows for rail sales:
Participation in a two-day (16 hour) basic training course organised by DB in DBs training cen-tre in Milan/Italy once authorisation as a DB Agency has been successfully obtained.
Alternatively, if required, training can also be arranged at the offices of the DB Agency.
Travel costs for the participants and, if relevant, for the DB trainer must be borne by the DB Agency.
The Agency must ensure that the knowledge gained by the participants in the training is passed on to new employees in rail sales and to employees who could not take part in the training.
Conclusion of Contract and Authorisation
Your willingness to conclude the DB Agency Agreement (we will be pleased to send you a copy by email on request).