Licensure or permit for temporary practice of an academic health profession; application for duplicate certificate

If you are no longer in possession of your professional license (Approbation or professional permit), you can apply for a duplicate of this document.


If a certificate of licensure has been destroyed or lost, a duplicate may be issued.

When the duplicate is issued, the original certificate is declared invalid. If the original certificate is found again later, it must be returned.


Your license to practice medicine or professional license has been destroyed or lost.

The original certificate was issued in Bavaria.


The duplicate must be requested from the responsible government.

The required clearance certificate is requested by the competent government directly from the respective chamber of health care professions.

Required documents

  • Certificate of good conduct of document type "O

  • if applicable, copy of the licence to practise medicine/professional permit


Please select a location in "Localization" so that the address of the responsible authority can be filled in.

  • Prefillable Form, Bavaria-wide: Antrag auf Ausstellung einer Zweitschrift der Approbation oder der Berufserlaubnis
    Please note

    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.


    • Duplicate license: 100 EUR
    • Duplicate of professional license: 50 EUR

    In addition, there are expenses for delivery by registered mail. These costs are to be transferred only after receipt of the cost calculation under indication of the book reference indicated therein.


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