Veterinary Practitioner – Identification Card – Receipt

Description of the subject matter

Required for the setting up of practice is the entry into the list of veterinary practitioners and the receipt of the Veterinary Practitioner’s Identification Card issued in parallel to the entry.

  • In parallel to the entry into the list of veterinary practitioners the Veterinary Practitioner’s Identification Card will be issued.
  • Entry into the list of veterinary practitioners in conjunction with the Veterinary Practitioner’s Identification Card entitles to taking up veterinary practice in Austria.

Enterprises affected

All persons who intend to take up veterinary practice in Austria (including official veterinarians) with the exception of nationals of signatories to the EEA-agreement who intend to take up practice as veterinarians in Austria from across national boundaries.

Requirements

See description of the subject matter.

Deadlines

There are no specific deadlines to be met.

Competent authority

Competence for the procedure lies with the Österreichische Tierärztekammer (Austrian Veterinary Chamber). 

Procedure

A separate application for issuing a Veterinary Practitioner’s Identification Card is not required, as it will be issued in parallel to the entry into the list of veterinary practitioners. Exempt from this is the application for issuing of a duplicate.

Documents required

The following documents have to be attached to the application:

  • Proof of fulfilling the general requirements (see description of the subject matter)
  • Identity card
  • 2 photos

Expenses

For the issuing of a Veterinary Practitioner’s Identification Card, costs according to the Tarifordnung der Österreichischen Tierärztekammer (Austrian Veterinary Chamber) will accrue.

Legal basis

§ 6 Tierärztegesetz (Veterinary Practitioner Act)

Expert information

No expert information is available.

Last update: 01.08.2019

Approved by:
  • Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection

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