Dog ownership, exemption for dangerous dogs

Important notes

Documents required

Written application, report from a recognized expert on a successfully conducted character test, evidence of sterilization or castration of the dog, of the existence of liability insurance and of forgery-proof identification using a microchip. The responsible consumer protection office can provide detailed information.

Please note

Which dogs are considered dangerous, see link - Dangerous dogs - List of recognized experts see link. Puppies and young dogs up to 15 months old can only be released for a limited period. Prerequisite: character test for young dogs or proof of regular successful participation in young dog training. Transitional regulations apply to Rottweilers that will be held on April 1st, 2006.

Procedure & Fees


170 EUR (unlimited), 155 EUR (limited), replacement issue 41 EUR

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