Psychotherapist; declaration on the renunciation of the granted license to practice medicine

They may waive the license by written declaration to the competent authority.


If you no longer practice the profession of psychotherapist, psychological psychotherapist or child and adolescent psychotherapist and you also no longer wish to use your professional title, you have the option of waiving your license to practice as a psychotherapist, psychological psychotherapist or child and adolescent psychotherapist.

This also ends your compulsory membership in the Bavarian Chamber of Psychotherapists.


You submit your original license to practice medicine and the completed form (see "Forms") to the appropriate government.

Required documents

  • original medical license


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

  • Prefillable Form, Bavaria-wide: Verzicht auf die Approbation (Erklärung)
    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.

Status: 23.08.2022

Responsible for editing: Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Gesundheit und Pflege

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