Project authorisation applications (including amendments, renewals and transfers)


To perform scientific procedures involving the use of animals, a project application detailing the planned study and project details must first be provided to us in order to obtain a project authorisation.  Below is a list of the forms and guides that are required for an application, amendment or withdrawal of authorisation.

New project applications 

Guide to project applications under scientific animal protection legislation 

Application for a project authorisation under scientific animal protection legislation 

Guide to completing a non-technical project summary under scientific animal protection legislation

Non-technical project summary for a project under scientific animal protection legislation 

Curriculum vitae for applications under scientific animal protection legislation

Project renewal/amendment applications 

Guide to amendment and renewal applications for projects under scientific animal protection

Application for an amendment or renewal to a project authorisation under scientific animal protection legislation 

Curriculum vitae for applications under scientific animal protection legislation

Project transfers (to change the authorisation holder):

Application for transfer of a project authorisation under scientific animal protection legislation

Guide to Transfers of Project Authorisations under Scientific Animal Protection Legislation 

Curriculum vitae for applications under scientific animal protection legislation

Ethics committees

Guide to ethics committee assessment of project applications under Directive 2010/63/EU and S.I. No. 543 of 2012