Pesticide control of vertebrate animals, apply for permission for commercial killing or stunning Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

If you want to kill or stun vertebrates as pests on a commercial basis, you need an animal welfare permit from the competent authority.

If you want to kill or stun vertebrates as pests on a commercial basis, you need an animal welfare permit from the competent authority before starting your work. To obtain a permit, you must attach to your application, among other things, proof of competence of the people who carry out the work of killing and stunning.

  • Certificates of competence for those who want to kill or stun vertebrates
  • Sketch of the place of activity and description of the rooms and facilities used for the activity
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Information from the Central Trade Register

Please check with the competent authority whether further documents should be submitted if necessary.

Preconditions

commercial killing or stunning of vertebrate animals for pest control

§ 11 paragraph 1 number 3 letter e and paragraph 2 animal welfare law (TierSchG)

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  • § 11 paragraph 1 number 3 letter e and paragraph 2 animal welfare law (TierSchG)

You will receive permission from the competent authority,

  • after you have submitted the necessary documents and the application for a permit,
  • the competent body has examined the documents, and
  • the conditions have been examined.

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Lower Saxony Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection

Last update or date of publication
28.12.2020