# Product and material authorisations
For the protection of people and nature, the handling of certain materials and the distribution of certain goods is regulated. This applies specifically to pharmaceuticals, active ingredients, and particularly hazardous substances such as radioactive material. You can find the relevant information here.To Services
Information about Rights & Duties
If you are interested in working in an academic or non-academic health profession abroad, you will need a Certificate of good standing (Certificate of good standing).
If you export plants, plant products or other objects to countries outside the EU, they must not contain any harmful organisms. As proof of this, you must apply for a phytosanitary certificate or a pre-export certificate or re-export certificate.
Do you own a recreational craft and want or need to register it in the register of seagoing vessels? To do this, you need a ship's tonnage certificate, which you can apply for at the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH).
As a manufacturer or importer of tattooing products including certain comparable substances and preparations, you must notify the Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) of the formulations.
As a manufacturer or commercial supplier, you can have the Julius Kühn Institute (JKI) check whether your plant protection device complies with the requirements of the Plant Protection Act.
If you wish to manufacture devices containing radioactive substances or installations for the generation of ionising radiation which may be operated without a licence or notification, you may apply for a type approval.