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Veterinary inspector

  • Professional qualification
  • Nationwide except the Åland Islands
  • Public service

Veterinarian responsible for meat inspection and institutional control in slaughterhouses.

Do the following

When setting up a new slaughterhouses, the operator applies for the slaughterhouse’s approval from the meat inspection unit of the Finnish Food Authority. When the slaughterhouse receives the approval and the approval number, the meat inspection unit of the Finnish Food Authority will arrange a veterinary inspector responsible for the meat inspection and institutional control of the slaughterhouse.

To whom and on what terms

A veterinary inspector must have a licensed veterinary medicine licentiate degree in Finland.

A fee is charged for the service.

Basic information

The service is provided byFinnish Food Authority
Responsible for the serviceFinnish Food Authority
Area Whole Finland (except Åland)
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish
Text edited by: Finnish Food Authority
Updated: 5/11/2021