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Acceptance of character tests Admission

Persons who take the character test require prior approval in accordance with § 13 paragraph 1 sentence 3 of the Lower Saxony Act on the Keeping of Dogs (NHundG).

Who should I contact?

Responsibility lies with the Lower Saxony Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection.

This procedure can also be handled through a "point of single contact". The "Point of Single Contact" is a special service offered by the municipalities and the state for service providers.

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Which documents are required?

No documents are required.

What are the fees?

Fees are charged in accordance with the Scale of Fees for Administration in the Field of Consumer Protection and Veterinary Affairs (GOVV).

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Deadlines may have to be observed. Please contact the competent authority.

Processing duration

Processing Time: 3 Months
§ 13 paragraph 3 Lower Saxony Act on the Keeping of Dogs (NHundG)

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Consumer Protection and Regional Development

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Linie6PLus)

Further Links

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