Manufacture of medico-technical instruments and supplies not elsewhere classified (

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The following formalities are performed by responsible authorities and can also be handled via the Point of Single Contact if necessary. Please specify the location via Change selection. If you choose "To the responsible Point of Single Contact for ..." (if available), the contact details of the responsible Point of Single Contact are displayed. The contact details of the competent authority/-ies are displayed after choosing the formality.

Formalities according to the Services Directive

Formalities according to the Services Directive

For taking-up and pursuit of a service the follwoing specific service-related formalities (authorisations and notifications) must always be obeyed:

  • Skilled crafts and trades; Establishing the requirement for registration of the skilled craft or trade

    Your venture may be liable to a permit under trade law or a notification. To allow the Chamber of Crafts and Skilled Trades to decide whether or not your venture requires an application for registration in the Register of Craftsmen and/or merely a notification, please start by completing the information sheet on the circumstances of your enterprise (see “Forms”). The competent Chamber of Crafts and Skilled Trades will contact you after investigating the information provided.

  • Business registration; business registration by non-EU citizens

    If you want to start a standing trade, you must report this. You must also report the start of operation of a branch office or a dependent branch office, as well as the relocation of the business.

Formalities relating to the place of business

Formalities relating to the place of business

In addition to the requirements related to a specific service there are authorisations and/or notification obligations in other legal areas regarding the place of business which CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact.

Requirements particularly in the areas of construction law, public road legislation, imission control law, water and waste law, listed building regulations and forest law should be taken into account.

Formalities relating to the employment of workers

Formalities relating to the employment of workers

If you would like to hire an employee you need to proceed with the following steps. These formalities CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact.

If the employment is terminated you also have to inform the authorities where the employee has been registered.

Tax related formalities

Tax related formalities

For taking-up and pursuit of a service please also consider the following tax related formalities which CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact:

  • Freelance activity; notification of the opening of a business

    The commencement of a freelance activity must be reported directly to the responsible tax office without any formalities. In addition, you must provide the responsible tax office with further information on the legal and factual circumstances relevant for taxation.

Personal formalities

Personal formalities

We would also like to inform you about the following personal formalities which CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact:

  • Residence; Registration

    If you move into an apartment, you must register with the responsible registration office (municipality, city or administrative community) within two weeks.

  • National visa; application and extension

    Foreign nationals subject to visa requirements require a national visa for entry for longer stays (over 90 days) or stays leading to the taking up of gainful employment.

Characteristics and key concepts of the service

This service includes the manufacture of laboratory equipment, medical and surgical instruments, surgical apparatuses and equipment, dental apparatuses and equipment. It also includes the manufacture of physician’s, dentist’s, and similar furniture with additional functions determining the purpose of the furniture, such as e.g. dentist’s chairs with built-in hydraulic function.

This service includes:

  • Manufacture of surgical cover drapes as well as sterile surgical sutures and tissues
  • Manufacture of bone cement
  • Manufacture of dental fillings, dental cement, orthodontic wax, and other dental-lab modeling pastes
  • Manufacture of dental laboratory furnaces
  • Manufacture of ultrasound cleaning systems for laboratories
  • Manufacture of laboratory sterilizers
  • Manufacture of distillators and centrifuges for laboratories
  • Manufacture of goods for the furnishing and equipment of physicians’, dentists’, and veterinarians’ treatment rooms:
    • Operating tables
    • Examination tables
    • Mechanically equipped hospital beds
    • Dentists’ chairs
  • Manufacture of bone plates and screws, syringes, needles, catheters, cannulas, etc.
  • Manufacture of dental apparatuses (including dentists’ chairs with built-in dental apparatuses and equipment)
  • Manufacture of medical thermometers
  • Manufacture of optical products such as lenses for eyeglasses, lenses for sunglasses, prescription glasses, contact lenses, lenses for safety goggles


  • Aerosoltherapiegeräte, H.
  • Anästhesiegeräte, H.
  • Apparate für Ozontheraphie und Sauerstofftheraphie, H.
  • Apparatetische (medizinische Geräte), H.
  • Atmungsgeräte, medizintechnische, H.
  • Augenoptische Erzeugnisse, H.
  • Beatmungsgeräte, H.
  • Beatmungsmasken, H. (medizintechnische Geräte)
  • Behandlungsstühle für Zahnärzte, H.
  • Bestecke, medizinische, H.
  • Blutdruckmessgeräte, nichtelektrische, H.
  • Blutseparatoren, H.
  • Blutübertragungsbestecke, H.
  • Blutzuckermessgeräte, die optische Strahlen verwenden, H.
  • Blutzuckermessgeräte, elektronische, H.
  • Brillen (augenoptische Erzeugnisse, nicht Leucht- oder Hörbrillen), H.
  • Brillengestelle, H.
  • Brillengläser, H.
  • Catgut, steril, H.
  • Chirurgiemechaniker
  • Chirurgische Hart- und Weichgummiwaren, H.
  • Chirurgisches Nahtmaterial, H.
  • Chromatographen, H.
  • Dentalmedizinische Geräte und Instrumente, medizinmechanische , H.
  • Dentalstühle, H.
  • Dentalzemente, H.
  • Dialysegeräte, H.
  • Einstärkengläser (Brillengläser), H.
  • Einwegschutzhandschuhe, H.
  • Endoskope, H.
  • Fassungen für Brillen, H.
  • Fieberthermometer, H.
  • Gasmasken, medizintechnische, H.
  • Geräte und Instrumente, medizinmechanische, H.
  • Gleitsichtgläser (Brillengläser), H.
  • Herzkatheter, H.
  • Hohlnadeln (Injektionsnadeln) aus Metall, H.
  • Infusionsgeräte, H.
  • Inhaliergeräte und -apparate, H.
  • Instrumente, ophthalmologische, H.
  • Kanülen, H.
  • Katgut, steril, H.
  • Katheter, H.
  • Knochenzement, H.
  • Kontaktlinsen, H.
  • Körperhöhlenbetrachtungsgeräte (Endoskope), H.
  • Korrektionsbrillen, H.
  • Krankenhausbetten mit mechanischer Ausrüstung, H.
  • Krankentragen, H.
  • Kunststoffspritzen für medizinische und chirurgische Zwecke, H.
  • Laborzentrifugen, H.
  • Magensonden, H.
  • Massagegeräte, medizintechnische, H.
  • Medizinmechanische Erzeugnisse , H.
  • Medizintechnische Geräte, H.
  • Mehrstärkengläser (Brillengläser), H.
  • Nadeln für medizinische Zwecke, H.
  • Nähnadeln (Operationsnähnadeln) aus Metall, H.
  • Nahtmaterial, chirurgisches, H.
  • Narkosegeräte, H.
  • Nieren, künstliche, H.
  • OP-Abdecktücher, H.
  • Operationsbestecke, H.
  • Operationsgeräte und -einrichtungen, medizinmechanische, H.
  • Operationstische und -stühle, H.
  • Ozontherapiegeräte, H.
  • Polierinstrumente für zahnmedizinische Zwecke, H.
  • Pressluftatmer, medizintechnische, H.
  • Pumpen für medizinische Zwecke, nichtelektrische , H.
  • Reflektoren, medizinische, H.
  • Reinraumsterilisatoren, H.
  • Sanitätsartikel (medizinische Geräte), H.
  • Sanitätsmöbel aus Holz, H.
  • Sauerstoffgeräte, medizintechnische, H.
  • Sauerstofftherapiegeräte, H.
  • Scheren für medizinische Zwecke, H.
  • Schutzbrillen, H.
  • Skalpelle und Klingen dafür, H.
  • Sonnenbrillen, H.
  • Spiegel für medizinische Zwecke, H.
  • Spritzen, medizinische, H.
  • Sterilisiergeräte, medizinische, H.
  • Testapparate, psychologische, H.
  • Titanbrillen, H.
  • Transfusionsgeräte, H.
  • Untersuchungsgeräte für medizinische Zwecke, medizinmechanische , H.
  • Untersuchungsliegen, H.
  • Veterinärmedizinische Geräte und Instrumente, medizinmechanische , H.
  • Vulkaniseurin und Reifenmechanikerin
  • Werkstattgeräte für Augenoptiker, medizinmechanische, H.
  • Wiederbelebungsgeräte, medizintechnische, H.
  • Wundnadeln aus Metall, H.
  • Zahnarztstühle, H.
  • Zahnfüllungen, H.
  • Zangen für medizinische Zwecke, H.
  • Zentrifugen , H.