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Applying for a certificate of competence to carry out fumigations

If you need a certificate of competence to carry out fumigations, you can apply for one from the competent authority.

After you have submitted your application, the competent authority will review it and then contact you. If your application is successfully reviewed, the certificate of competency will be sent to you by post.

Process flow

  • You must apply for a certificate of competency in writing to the competent authority.
  • You submit the necessary documents to the competent authority
  • The competent authority will check your documents and give you feedback.


  • Minimum age 18 years
  • Required admissibility
  • Knowledge of the language for the safe exercise of the activity
  • Ability
  • Physical and mental fitness
  • Appropriate vocational training or comparable professional qualification

Which documents are required?

  • Proof of suitable vocational training or comparable professional qualification
  • Certificate from a doctor in accordance with § 7 paragraph 1 of the Ordinance on Occupational Health Care (not older than 1 year)
  • Proof of specific expertise associated with the activity (by successfully participating in a competence course recognised by the competent authority; Certificate of expertise for fumigation)
  • Official certificate of good conduct according to document type O

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

The permit must be applied for before fumigations are carried out for the first time.


  • Contradiction
  • Appeals of the respective country

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony Ministry of the Environment, Energy and Climate Protection

Professionally released on



The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

competent Bodies

Landkreis Emsland - Fachbereich Gesundheit
Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen
Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62 , 49705 Meppen
Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Station Haltestelle Kreishaus
Bus: 993

Building Access
elevator available, wheelchair-accessible

Data protection information

Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen
Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover
Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99

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