Notification of loss or total or partial destruction of veterinary prescriptions

If a veterinary prescription is lost, damaged or otherwise cannot be used, the veterinarian is required to notify the Directorate-General for Food and Veterinary Affairs (Direção Geral de Alimentação e Veterinária, DGAV).

Service channels


    Report the loss or destruction of veterinary prescriptions.

Procedure and requirements


The veterinarian and/or the manufacturer of the medicated feed and/or the owner of the animals are required to report the loss or destruction of prescriptions by completing the online form on this page.

When completing the form, please detail the circumstances in which the loss, damage or destruction of the prescription occurred.

Additional Data

If you have any questions, please contact the Directorate for Nutrition and Food Services (Direção de Serviços de Nutrição e Alimentação) at the Directorate-General for Food and Veterinary Affairs.

Competent Entity

Direção-Geral de Alimentação e Veterinária

Address: Campo Grande n.º 50 1700-093 Lisboa

Phone number: 213 23 9 500

Fax: 213 463 518

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