Healthcare and medicinesLast updated:2015-03-11
Here you find information on permits regarding healthcare.
Permits marked with a form icon are included in the European services directive. You may apply for these permits electronically through this website.
- Circumcision of boys
Application for a permit to the Health and Social Care Inspectorate (IVO) to perform circumcision on boys for non-medical reasons.
- Manufacturer’s and Importers Authorisation (application)
Those who want to manufacture medicinal Product must hold an authorisation from The Swedish Medical Products Agency,
Importing, manufacturing, exporting, trading in or otherwise transferring narcotics.
- Non-prescription (over-the-counter) medicines
Conducting retail sales of certain non-prescription (over-the-counter or OTC) medicines at points of sale other than pharmacies.
- Permit to operate a pharmacy (application)
A person intending to operate a pharmacy/chemist must apply for a permit from the Medical Products Agency.
- Permit to provide personal assistance services (application)
Businesses that provide personal assistance must apply for a permit from the Health and Social Care Inspectorate (IVO).
- Wholesale dealer’s authorisation (application)
Those who want to wholesale medicinal product must hold an authorisation from the Swedish Medical Products Agency.
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