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Apply for operating license for hospital pharmacy

An application for an operating licence for a hospital pharmacy must be submitted in writing to the competent authority.

Process flow

  • First, you should contact your competent authority to describe your project and discuss the scope of the documents to be submitted.
  • Next, submit a complete written application.
  • Your application will be reviewed by the competent authority.
  • If necessary, the competent authority will request additional documents.
  • If the requirements of the Pharmacy Act are met, you will be issued an operating licence.
  • Pharmacy operations may only commence after an acceptance inspection by the competent authority.

Who should I contact?

Different regulations in the countries.

Competent authority

Chamber of Pharmacists of Lower Saxony

An der Markuskirche 4

30163 Hanover

Phone: 0511 39099-0

Fax: 0511 39099-36


Home page:


If the competent authority determines that the requirements under Section 14 of the Pharmacy Act are met, the operating licence shall be granted in accordance with the application.

Which documents are required?

Documents in accordance with § 14 of the Pharmacy Act must be presented.

More detailed information on the type and scope is provided by the respective local competent authority.

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.


  • Opposition
  • objection
  • administrative court action

Technically approved by

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

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

Professionally released on



The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)