Justice and Consumer Protection Authority

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If you run a veterinary home pharmacy, you must notify the Authority for Justice and Consumer Protection.

Important notes


  • Veterinary license
  • Veterinary pharmacy in Hamburg

Documents required

  • application
  • certified copy of the license to practice medicine
  • Floor plan of the practice with marking of the veterinary pharmacy rooms
  • List of all veterinary and auxiliary staff

Please note

Persons who run a veterinary practice should also apply in writing to the contact details below to register.


  • Please submit the notification before you start work.

  • Please report subsequent changes immediately.

Procedure & Fees


  • Please send the report in writing to the contact details below.

Processing time

14 business days


There are costs for the registration according to the scale of fees for public consumer protection (fees according to expenditure according to §6).

Service description

The Veterinary Drugs Act and the Veterinary Pharmacy Ordinance contain important provisions for the dispensing and use of veterinary drugs.

The Authority for Justice and Consumer Protection is the competent supervisory authority for the trade in veterinary medicinal products in veterinary medicine pharmacies, for pet owners, animal alternative practitioners and retail outside of pharmacies (pet shops).

The operation of a veterinary medicine cabinet must be reported to the authority for justice and consumer protection.

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Address and contact information


Justice and Consumer Protection Authority
Animal by-products, veterinary medicinal products, export affairs
Billstraße 80a 20539 Hamburg

Facility info

Public transport

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

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