Animal welfare permit; application

According to § 11 of the Animal Protection Act, permits are required for certain animal husbandry and activities on or with animals, which are linked to the reliability and expertise of the operator and to animal husbandry appropriate to the species.



  • required expertise for the respective activity
  • suitable facilities and premises
  • personal reliability
  • Possibly use of suitable substances

The exact requirements depend on the individual case.

Required documents


  • Fees: 5 - 25,000 EUR (depending on the individual case) plus expenses


Administrative court proceedings; information

administrative claim


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