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Schleswig-Holstein

Applying for an operating license for a pharmacy

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

In the documents to be submitted, you must provide proof of your qualifications as a license holder, prove that you have suitable business premises and affirm in lieu of an oath that you will comply with certain legal requirements.

It is advisable to contact the authority responsible for you before submitting your application in order to clarify the scope of the documents required for your application.


Process flow
  • You submit your written application to the competent authority.
  • The authority may request further documents.
  • The operating license will be issued if the competent authority determines that the legal requirements have been met.
  • In the case of a new opening, an appointment will be made for an inspection of the pharmacy before it starts operating.
Who should I contact?

Different regulations in the countries.

Competent authority

You can find out the responsible authority in accordance with § 1 (2) of the Pharmacy Act from the Chamber of Pharmacists responsible for you.

Requirements

The license is to be granted upon application if you meet all requirements in accordance with § 2 of the Pharmacy Act.

Which documents are required?

The required documents are set out in the Pharmacy Act.

You can clarify more details on the type and scope of the documents with the authority responsible for you.

What are the fees?

Different regulations in the countries.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Different regulations in the countries.

Processing duration

Different regulations in the countries.

Legal basis
Appeal
  • Objection
  • objection
  • Administrative court action
Applications / forms

The application for permission to operate one or more public pharmacies can be found on the website of the State Office for Social Services.

What else should I know?

The Pharmacy Act also contains provisions for cases where the applicant does not have the necessary licence to practise medicine, if he or she is a citizen of another country, if the mail-order of pharmacy-only medicines is offered or if the application is made for several public pharmacies.

Further information on contact persons in Schleswig-Holstein can be found on the website of the state government.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

The Senator for Health, Women and Consumer Protection (SGFV)

Department 44: Pharmacy, Environmental Hygiene and Toxicology
Contrescarpe 72, 28195 Bremen

Professionally released on

14.10.2020

Process flow

  • You submit your written application to the competent authority.
  • The authority may request further documents.
  • The operating license will be issued if the competent authority determines that the legal requirements have been met.
  • In the case of a new opening, an appointment will be made for an inspection of the pharmacy before it starts operating.

Who should I contact?

Different regulations in the countries.

Competent authority

You can find out the responsible authority in accordance with § 1 (2) of the Pharmacy Act from the Chamber of Pharmacists responsible for you.

Requirements

The license is to be granted upon application if you meet all requirements in accordance with § 2 of the Pharmacy Act.

Which documents are required?

The required documents are set out in the Pharmacy Act.

You can clarify more details on the type and scope of the documents with the authority responsible for you.

What are the fees?

Different regulations in the countries.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Different regulations in the countries.

Processing duration

Different regulations in the countries.

Legal basis

Appeal

  • Objection
  • objection
  • Administrative court action

Applications / forms

The application for permission to operate one or more public pharmacies can be found on the website of the State Office for Social Services.

What else should I know?

The Pharmacy Act also contains provisions for cases where the applicant does not have the necessary licence to practise medicine, if he or she is a citizen of another country, if the mail-order of pharmacy-only medicines is offered or if the application is made for several public pharmacies.

Further information on contact persons in Schleswig-Holstein can be found on the website of the state government.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

The Senator for Health, Women and Consumer Protection (SGFV)

Department 44: Pharmacy, Environmental Hygiene and Toxicology
Contrescarpe 72, 28195 Bremen

Professionally released on

14.10.2020

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