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Order No. 1629 on payment for control of food, feed and live animals etc.

Document type
Livestock, Food & nutrition
Certification Milk/dairy products Game Sheep/goats Hygiene/sanitary procedures Inspection International trade Meat Poultry products Residues Royalties/fees Transport/storage Swine Food quality control/food safety Animal feed/feedstuffs Animal production Animal reproduction Birds Equine-animals Ranching/captive breeding Cattle Drugs Poultry Registration Research Animal health
Geographical area
Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
1 January 2020.

This Order concerns the payment of fees for financing inspections, etc. including supervision, authorization, registration, approval, notification, certification and examination of food, feed, live animals and businesses, as well as equipment and products, including non-food and non-animal products. It covers also inspections of fish and fishery products. The Order does not cover payable fees according to the International Carriage of Perishable Foodstuffs Regulation, payments for setting maximum levels of pesticide residues in plant and animal products (meat and fish, milk and eggs), or payments for certain veterinary laboratory tests. A basic fee of DKK 648 shall be paid for authorization, approval, registration, certification, supervision or control etc. in connection with live animals, agricultural holdings with animal production and animal non-food products, including by-products, in addition to DKK 910 per quarter of an hour. No inspection fee is paid for regular inspections in food businesses, except for slaughterhouses covered by Chapter 2. A fee of DKK 731 per quarter of an hour shall be paid for controls on imports of live animals and animal products, etc., foods, including certain non-animal foods subject to import restrictions or intensified controls, as well as materials and articles intended for contact with food, from countries or territories not members of the European Union (third countries). A basic fee of DKK 2931 shall be paid for permits for animal experiments pursuant to section 1 of the Animal Experiments Act. A fee of DKK 365 is paid for inspections pertaining to control of use of antibiotics in pigs. Issuance of identification documents (passport) to equines shall be implemented in adherence to EU provisions. Fees are calculated for each document on the basis of Annex 5 listed rates.

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References - Legislation


Regulation (EC) No. 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on official controls performed to ensure the verification of compliance with feed and food law, animal health and animal welfare rules.

Legislation | 2004

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Standards, Food additives, Inspection, Internal trade, International trade, Enforcement/compliance, Animal health, Animal welfare


Ecology Act (No. 416 of 2011).

Legislation | Denmark | 2009

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Aquaculture, Internal trade, Inspection, Data collection/reporting, Packaging/labelling, Authorization/permit, Institution, Food quality control/food safety, Animal health


Act on Veterinarians (No. 464 of 2014).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Animal health, Drugs, Pests/diseases, Inspection, Authorization/permit, Data collection/reporting


Act on feed-stuff (No. 477 of 2014).

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Basic legislation, Transport/storage, Inspection, Data collection/reporting, International trade


Food Act (No. 46 of 2017).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Nutrition, Transport/storage, Packaging/labelling, Processing/handling, Codex Alimentarius, Inspection, International agreement-implementation, International trade, Data collection/reporting


Protection of Animals Act (No. 473 of 2014).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Animal welfare, Basic legislation, Slaughtering, Institution, Inspection, Poultry, Swine, Transport/storage, Standards, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Data collection/reporting


Fisheries Act.

Legislation | Denmark | 2017

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Framework law, Fishery management and conservation, Inland fisheries, Aquaculture, Marine fisheries, Freshwater fishes, Non-commercial fishing, Data collection/reporting, Fishing gear/fishing method, Institution, Foreign fishing, Management/conservation, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Aquatic animals, Aquatic plants


Act on the administration of EU regulations of the Cooperative Agricultural Policy scheme financed by the European Agricultural Guarantee Fund (No. 20 of 2017).

Legislation | Denmark | 2010

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Agricultural commodities, Internal trade, International trade, Data collection/reporting, Tax/levy, Financial agricultural measures, Policy/planning


Animal Keeping Act (No. 55 of 2017).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Animal welfare, Basic legislation, Animal health, Animal production, Animal reproduction, Pests/diseases, International trade, Transport/storage, Inspection, Ranching/captive breeding, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Slaughtering, Swine, Marking/identification, Certification, Data collection/reporting, Drugs


Regulation (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council on official controls and other official activities performed to ensure the application of food and feed law, rules on animal health and welfare, plant health and plant protection products.

Legislation | 2017

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Enforcement/compliance, Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade, International trade, Ecological production/organic production, Certification, Agricultural commodities, Residues, Drugs, Animal welfare, Animal health, Plant protection, Pesticides



Order No. 1545 on payment for control of food, feed and live animals.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Certification, Milk/dairy products, Game, Sheep/goats, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, International trade, Meat, Poultry products, Residues, Royalties/fees, Transport/storage, Swine, Food quality control/food safety, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal production, Animal reproduction, Birds, Equine-animals, Ranching/captive breeding, Cattle, Drugs, Poultry, Registration, Research, Animal health