Authority for Justice and Consumer Protection

Collection of animal carcasses and animal by-products

Entrepreneurs who handle animal by-products must inform the competent authority before starting the activity and will be registered there accordingly, unless it is part of an activity of an approved company.

Important notes


  • Business registration in the area of the FHH
  • Other requirements vary depending on the type of activity and must be checked on a case-by-case basis.

Documents required

  • application
  • Excerpt of trade register

Please note



The competent authority must be informed of the activity before the start.

Procedure & Fees


  • Application to the competent authority
  • Document review
  • Registration of the company including assignment of a registration number

Processing time

The testing effort varies depending on the type of activity.


The amount of the fee depends on the complexity of the processing.

Downloads & Links

Service description

Registration of the activity of collecting animal by-products in accordance with the requirements of Article 23 of Regulation (EC) No. 1069/2009

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Address and contact information


Authority for Justice and Consumer Protection
Animal Disease Fund, Subsidies
Billstraße 80a 20539 Hamburg

Facility info

Public transport

S2 / S21 Rothenburgsort, buses 120/122/124/130/160/224/530 Rothenburgsort

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