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Health advice for prostitutes

Persons wishing to work as prostitutes or prostitutes must seek health advice before registering the activity for the first time. The health advice is provided by the competent authority at the place of registration for the performance of the health consultation.

The health advice is tailored to the personal life situation of the counsellor and should include in particular questions of disease prevention, conception regulation, pregnancy and the risks of alcohol and drug use.

Process flow

The competent authority shall issue the person providing the adviser with a certificate of health advice. The certificate must state:

  1. the first and last name of the person advised,
  2. the date of birth of the person advised,
  3. the issuing body and
  4. the date of health advice.

The certificate can also be issued on the alias used in a valid alias certificate at the request of the person advised.

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the district and the county-free city.


  • Age of majority of the person advised

Which documents are required?

  • Identity card or passport

What are the fees?

There are no charges.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

After registering the activity, prostitutes have the health advice

  • at least every 12 months for ages 21 and older
  • under 21 years of age, every six months

to be perceived.

What else should I know?

The person adviser shall be made aware of the confidentiality of the advice and shall be given the opportunity to disclose any predicament or distress. Third parties may be called in to the interview only for the purpose of language contact, with the consent of the authority and the person subject to notification.

The prostitute or prostitutes must carry the certificate of health advice in the course of the activity.


The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Gender Equality

competent Bodies

Landkreis Emsland - Fachbereich Gesundheit

Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen

Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62

Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Building Access:
elevator available : yes
wheelchair-accessible : yes

Data protection information

Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen

Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover

Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99
Building Access:
elevator available : unknown
wheelchair-accessible : unknown

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

Further Links

Single points of contact of the state of Lower Saxony, Single points of contact of the countries of Europe, advice and assistance for EU citizens and their families.