Medicinal products; notification of a clinical trial

Clinical trials under the German Medicines Act are subject to notification.


Anyone wishing to conduct clinical trials according to §§ 40ff. Medicines Act (AMG) must notify the government responsible for the notifying party (sponsor, CRO, laboratory, trial facility) (Section 67 AMG).

The notification can be made by e-mail to the responsible government using a prescribed form.

  • Government of Upper Franconia: responsible for the administrative districts of Upper Palatinate, Upper Franconia, Middle Franconia and Lower Franconia.
  • Government of Upper Bavaria: responsible for the administrative districts of Upper Bavaria, Lower Bavaria and Swabia


The requirements result from § 40ff. AMG.


The notification must be made to the relevant government using the prescribed form.


Confirmation of the notification can take place after all necessary documents have been submitted and open questions have been clarified. The AMG does not set any deadlines.


  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Anzeige einer klinischen Prüfung
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    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.


  • Costs for the advertisement confirmation: 50 to 5.000€ (according to the list of costs - tariff no. 7.IX.8 /tariff item

    They are to be borne by the advertiser.


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