Obtain official certificate of competence to stun or kill vertebrate animals

Service Description

If you handle vertebrate animals in connection with a business activity (e.g. as operator or employee of a slaughterhouse or on behalf of a company), you must be in possession of an official certificate of competence for handling vertebrate animals in the context of slaughtering, in particular looking after, caring for, immobilizing, stunning, slaughtering or killing. You can apply for this certificate at the competent authority.

The official certificate of competence specifies the activities for which it is valid, the animal species and the type of equipment.

special notes for District-free City Erfurt

Anyone who commercially immobilizes, stuns or kills animals requires a certificate of competence in accordance with § 4 para. 3 sentence 1 in conjunction with para. 2 sentence 1 of the Animal Welfare Slaughter Ordinance.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

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Competent Authority

Landeshauptstadt Erfurt, Stadtverwaltung - Tierschutz und Tierarzneimittelüberwachung

Johannesstraße 173
99084 Erfurt

99111 Erfurt
0361 655-1380
0361 655-1399
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