Psychotherapist; submission of the declaration of renunciation of the granted license to practice psychotherapy

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



The professional activity must have been last performed in Bavaria.


You send the original of your license to practice as well as the declaration of renunciation (see "Forms") to the responsible government.

If you last worked as a psychotherapist in the administrative districts of Upper Franconia, Middle Franconia or Lower Franconia, the government of Lower Franconia is responsible, otherwise the government of Upper Bavaria.



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)
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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.


  • none


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