Import and Export
In accordance with Section 11 sub-section 1 of the German Narcotic Drugs Act ("Betäubungsmittelgesetz", BtMG), an authorisation from the BfArM is necessary for each import and export of narcotic drugs, in addition to the licence required pursuant to Section 3 BtMG.
The procedure for granting such import and export authorisations is laid down in the Ordinance concerning the Foreign Trade in Narcotics ("Betäubungsmittel-Außenhandelsverordnung", BtMAHV).
For forms and information regarding applications for import/import notices (available in German only) please click here:
For forms and information regarding applications for export/export notices (available in German only) please click here:
The completed and signed forms should be sent to the following address:
Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte
Please also observe the following additional information: