Approval for the Operation of Animal Clinics

From National Registry of Administrative Public Services



4a744395-c320-4705-b348-c055501fdc8f 508177 Βεβαίωση Συνδρομής Νομίμων Προϋποθέσεων για την Ίδρυση και Λειτουργία Κτηνιατρείων Μικρών ή Μεγάλων Ζώων

At a glance

Points of service

Regional units, Points of Single Contact (ΚΕΠ – EKE), Regional Departments of Rural Economy and Veterinary Medicine - DAOK

Number of required documents

4 to 8 + (
2
)

Fees

15 €

Deadline of completion

50 days

Description

The procedure concerns the approval of the establishment and operation of private veterinary practices providing preventive treatment, care and treatment to small and large animals that are brought by citizens (either owners or not).

Basic information

Competent body

MINISTRY OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND FOOD

Authority/Public body’s Unit responsible for the institutional framework of the procedure

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Service / organizational unit of a authority entity

Regional Departments of Rural Economy and Veterinary Medicine - DAOK

Related links

Notes

In case the above deadline has not been met, the approval is considered issued according to article 8 of Law 4442/2016 (tacit approval) and the applicant can request a formal attestation from the competent authority (relevant Regional Veterinary Services), according article 91 of the above mentioned Law.

Last update

26/06/2024

Application

Application Type

Application / Solemn Declaration

Submission by:

Submitted by the applicant (digital), Presented by the applicant (email), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

Submitted by:

Persons, Legal entities

Title

Application – Solemn Declaration

Notes:

The responsible veterinarian is also indicated on the advertisement form. It is noted that only for the Region of Attica and Central Macedonia, applications can be submitted through the Single Digital Portal (https://www.gov.gr/en/ipiresies/epikheirematike-drasterioteta/adeiodoteseis-kai-summorphose/anaggelia-enarxes-leitourgias-iatreiou-klinikes-zoon). Gradually, all Regions of the country will join.

What you will need

Means of authentication, identification and signature

Identification with TAXISnet codes, Identification document

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    Requirements

      Fees

        Related


        Means of redress or appeal:

        Other Administrative Redress / Appeal

        Rules concerning a lack of reply from the competent authority and the legal consequences for the use:

        Tacit approval

        NACE

        • 75.0 Veterinary activities

        Output & Results

        Output

        Registry update, Document Production

        Steps

          Digital steps

            Other information

            Official title

            Approval for the Operation of Animal Clinics

            Languages supported

            Greek, English

            Ways of provision

            Establishment

            Legislation

              Categories

              Τype of procedure

              Trigger

              Applied for

              Trigger (submission method)

              Application (handwritten), Application (digital)

              Type

              Outgoing
              N1

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            • 1 Company law Business formation (individual, corporate)
              • For company establishment see the link below

              No No

            • 2 Possession of passwords to enter software The applicant shall have a TAXISnet username and password.

              No No

            • 3 Administrative Application Submission – Solemn Declaration


              No No

            • 4 Urban planning For private veterinary practices for small animals: provided their establishment is not prohibited by another provision, they may be established in an independent or continuous independent building or a building complex or on the ground floor or basement of a block of flats, which must meet the sanitary conditions in force and have the obligatory spaces described in par.2 of art.1 of PD 463/1978. For private veterinary practices for large animals: they may be established far from city centres, churches, venues for social or cultural events and group gatherings in general, in an independent building that must fully meet the required sanitary conditions and have the obligatory spaces described in par.2 of art.1 of PD 463/1978.


              No No

            • 5 Labour Private veterinary practices for small and large animals shall be staffed with at least one veterinarian, according to the provisions of par.2 of art.10 of Law 604/1977, who may also be the owner of the practice. The veterinarian shall comply with the obligations set out in art.5 of PD 463/1978.


              No No

            • 6 Technical Private veterinary practices for small and large animals shall be equipped with the necessary instruments, tools and utensils.


              No No

            • 7 Health Operating private practices shall also keep the following books, duly validated and numbered:
              • a) Inspection book.
              • b) Register of diagnosed communicable diseases to be mandatorily declared.
              • c) Book of preventive vaccinations against communicable diseases that must be declared mandatorily, filled-in by type of vaccination.
              • d) Book of disinfections performed.


              No No

            • 8 Administrative Legal documents, in the case of legal entities.


              No No

            • 9 Conditions for non-commission of criminal offenses The approval for the operation of a veterinary practice cannot be granted to those who have been convicted of criminal offences, resulting in their being disqualified from certain positions and appointments or in a ban for practicing a profession. The same applies to those convicted of criminal offence according to the provisions of Law 4139/2013 (A 74). The above individuals cannot be appointed administrative or scientific managers of a veterinary practice (article 7 of Law 604/1977, as amended by article 2 of Law 4711/2020).


              No No

            • 1 Administrative Fee in favor of the State: 15 €

              Cost Calculation One-off

              Method of Payment Bank cashier

              Type of Cost Administrative Fee (not provided by e-paravolo webpage)

              No

            • 1 A land surveyor’s diagram including the floor plan of the installations and the plot at a scale of 1:50. Drawings / studies by an engineer / architect

              A land surveyor’s diagram including the floor plan of the installations and the plot at a scale of 1:50.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Persons, Legal entities


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 5768

            • 2 Licence to practice a veterinarian profession by the GEOTEE. Work Permit

              Licence to practice a veterinarian profession by the GEOTEE.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Persons, Legal entities


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 9197

            • 3 A descriptive report of the facility equipment. Drawings / studies by an engineer / architect

              A descriptive report of the facility equipment.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Persons, Legal entities

              Notes: If there is a radiological machine, a certificate of suitability must be presented, issued by the Greek Atomic Energy Commission.

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 5768

            • 4 The books mentioned in the relevant condition must be presented in order to be validated (i.e. inspection book) Tax certificates

              The books mentioned in the relevant condition must be presented in order to be validated (i.e. inspection book)

              Relevant link: https://www.gsis.gr/

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Persons, Legal entities


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 7140

            • 5 Eligibility certificate issued by the Greek Atomic Energy Commission (If there is an X-ray machine) Certificate

              Eligibility certificate issued by the Greek Atomic Energy Commission (If there is an X-ray machine)

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Presented by the applicant (email), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)


              Notes: It is noted that only for the Region of Attica and Central Macedonia, applications can be submitted through the Single Digital Portal (https://www.gov.gr/en/ipiresies/epikheirematike-drasterioteta/adeiodoteseis-kai-summorphose/anaggelia-enarxes-leitourgias-iatreiou-klinikes-zoon). Gradually, all Regions of the country will join.

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Technical

              No 9703

            • 6 Company statute and any amendments thereto, with the respective GG of publication or certificates of registration in the books of companies of the Court of First Instance of the registered office of the company. Legal documents from legal entities

              Company statute and any amendments thereto, with the respective GG of publication or certificates of registration in the books of companies of the Court of First Instance of the registered office of the company.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities


              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Company law

              No 9338

            • 7 Certificate of Corporate Changes issued for private limited liability companies, general partnerships and limited partnerships by the Court of First Instance of the companys headquarters and for the public limited companies by the Directorate of Development of the Region in which the company is based. Certification

              Certificate of Corporate Changes issued for private limited liability companies, general partnerships and limited partnerships by the Court of First Instance of the companys headquarters and for the public limited companies by the Directorate of Development of the Region in which the company is based.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities


              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Company law

              No 8619

            • 8 A certificate that the legal entity has not been declared bankrupt by the competent Court of First Instance. Certification

              A certificate that the legal entity has not been declared bankrupt by the competent Court of First Instance.

              Submission by: Ex officio (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)


              Notes: Sought ex officio in case it is issued by domestic authorities.

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Company law

              No 8619

            • 9 Legal authorisation to submit the announcement on behalf of the legal entity. Legal documents from legal entities

              Legal authorisation to submit the announcement on behalf of the legal entity.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities


              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Company law

              No 9338

            • 10 A copy from the criminal records of the administrative and the scientific manager of the veterinary practice, as defined by Article 10 of Law 604 / 1977, as amended by Article 2 of Law 4711 / 2020. Criminal Record Copy for General Use

              A copy from the criminal records of the administrative and the scientific manager of the veterinary practice, as defined by Article 10 of Law 604 / 1977, as amended by Article 2 of Law 4711 / 2020.

              Relevant link: https://www.gov.gr/en/ipiresies/dikaiosune/poiniko-metroo/antigrapho-poinikou-metroou

              Submission by: Ex officio (manual)


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 4750

            • Law 2 4711 2020 145 Α

              Description Addition of Chapter IZ of Law 4442/2016 regarding simplification of the framework regarding establishment and operation for activities for veterinary services

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20200100145

            • Circular 3115/09.09.2013 2013

              Description Implementation of Law 3919/2011 «Principle of employment freedom and the prohibition of unjustified limitations in the access to and exercise of employment ( GG Α΄32)», as in force, for exercising geotechnical profession.


            • Circular 1168/50249/22.04.2013 2013

              Description Implementation of Law 3919/2011 «Principle of employment freedom and the prohibition of unjustified limitations in the access to and exercise of employment ( GG Α΄32)», as amended by article 4 par.16 of Law 4038/2012 (GG Α΄14).


            • Joint Ministerial Decision 155511 2011 1308 Β

              Description Facilitation and application submission via ΚΕP-ΕΚΕ for processes that fall under the responsibility of Ministry of Rural Development and Food.

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20110201308

            • Law 2 4338 2015 131 Α

              Description Operation of Veterinary Clinics from the Horse Racing Organization of Greece (ΟΔΙΕ) by way of derogation from Article 2 of P.D. 463/1978

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20150100131

            • Law 14 3170 2003 191 Α

              Description Amending article of PD 463/1978 ( Prerequisites for licensing establishments of habitats for animals)

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20030100191

            • Presidential Decree 463 1978 96 Α

              Description Prerequisites for licensing establishments of habitats for animals.

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=19780100096

            • Law 93 4442 2016 230 Α

              Description Article 93 – Amending Article 6 of Law 604/1977 (Approval of the op-eration of veterinary offices and veterinarian clinics – License for the operation of habitats for animals (as added via Law 4711/2020) -Amending Article 7 of Law 604/1977 (impediments for the issuance of an approval) -Amending Article 9 of Law 604/1977 (Conveyance to third parties and transfer of animals’ habitat, veterinary offices, and veterinary clinics) -Amending Article 10 of Law 604/1997 (Administrative and scientific responsibility for the operation) -Amending Article 12 of Law 604/1977 (Operation controls - Impedi-ments)

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20160100230

            • Law 8-14 3955 2011 89 Α

              Description Amending par.1 Article 4 of Law 604/1977 (License for the establishment)

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20110100089

            • Law 20, par. 14 3399 2005 255 Α

              Description Amending par.1 Article 4 of Law 604/1977 (License for the establishment)

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20050100255

            • Law 14 3170 2003 191 Α

              Description - Amending par.1 Article 4 of Law 604/1977 (License for the establishment) - Amending Article 6 of Law 604/1977 (License for the establishment) - Amending par.2 of Article 10 of Law 604/1977 (Administrative and scientific responsibility for the operation) - Amending par. 1 of Article 11 of Law 604/1977 (obligations for veterinarians)

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20030100191

            • Law 604 1977 163 Α

              Description Prerequisites, license for the establishment, license for the operation, administrative and scientific responsibility for veterinary clinics and habitats for animals.

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=19770100163

            • 1 Submission of application and of required documents

              Responsible for Implementation Other

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description Submission of application and of required documents for the approval for the operation of animal clinics to the Regional Directorate of Agricultural Economy and Veterinary Medicine (DAOK) or to a KEP-EKE.

              Notes It is required physical presence for presenting the books mentioned in the relevant condition.

              No No


            • 2 On-site inspection

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Directorate

              Μethod of Implementation Inspection

              Description An on-site inspection is conducted by a Commission of experts, to check whether the prerequisites regarding conditions of urban planning, area, sanitary conditions and the regulation of the building are met.

              Notes In cases where the Legal Requirements are not met or cannot be proven from the submitted documents, the competent authority informs (in writing) the applicant that the veterinary practice cannot operate.

              No No


            • 3 Issuance of certificate

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Directorate

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description In cases where the Legal Requirements are met, then the regional DAOK: - Provides to the applicant the Certificate of Fulfilment of Legal Requirements - Updates the list with lawfully operating animal clinics in its area of responsibility - Notifies the above mentioned list to the Directorate for Animal Protection, Drugs and Veterinary Applications

              No Yes


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