Foreign trade - Export of goods and services to EU and non-EU countries
Certain industries must observe special features when exporting goods and services from EU and non-EU countries.
Here you will find information about formalities related to this subject:
Pharmaceuticals; application for an export certificate
A certificate in accordance with the World Health Organization certificate system must be applied for when exporting pharmaceuticals.
Protection of cultural property; application for an export license
If you want to export cultural property from Germany, you need an export license under certain conditions.
Medical devices; application for a certificate of marketability
For the export of a medical device, a certificate of marketability of the medical device in Germany is required (Freiverkäuflichkeitsbescheinigung).
Technical assistance in connection with nuclear facilities in certain countries; application for a license
Technical assistance related to the establishment or operation of nuclear facilities in certain countries may be provided only after prior approval.
Animals and goods of animal origin; monitoring of trade
The monitoring of trade in animals and goods of animal origin is the task of the official veterinarians at the district offices and serves to ensure compliance with regulations on animal diseases, animal protection and foodstuffs.
Weapons and ammunition; application for a transfer and carry permit
You need a permit to bring and take weapons or ammunition into, through or out of the area of application of the Weapons Act.
Customs administration; General information
The administration of customs duties, excise duties regulated by federal law, including import turnover tax, as well as various transfer taxes, is one of the tasks of the Federal Finance Administration, i.e. the Federal Ministry of Finance as the supreme service authority and its subordinate authorities (Federal Central Tax Office, General Customs Directorate, main customs offices, customs offices).