Precursor activity licences

General Data


Precursor activity licences

Type of procedure

Authorisation, licences and concessions




Activity licence for foreign trade operators of catalogued chemical substances

Responsible body

Tax Agency

General information on the procedure

Start method

Interested party

Applicant: Company - Citizen

Place of presentation

  • Online.

  • AEAT offices

  • Post Office

  • Other places established in Article 16 of Law 39/2015


Official application form with supporting documentation, including: authenticated copy of the companies or activities register; person responsible with description of function and duties, full addresses of establishments.

Procedure/service stages

  • Initial step. Submission of application. Formalities. Verification of fulfilment of the requirements in each case, in order to obtain the corresponding activity licence.

  • End. Agreement of the competent body granting or denying the licence and assigning a number.

  • En los supuestos de renovación de licencias el plazo de Resolución es de treinta días hábiles.

Resolution deadline

60 working day(s)

Resolution body

Tax Agency


Economic-administrative claim: Application period: One month from the day following the notification of the contested decision or the day on which the proceedings or prior motion for reversal is deemed to be resolved. It shall be addressed to the administrative body that made the appealable decision.

Reconsideration: Application period: One month. Optional and filed with the office that made the administrative decision to be appealed, stating that no economic-administrative claim has been lodged against it.

Information concerning electronic procedure

Identification system

Electronic DNI (Spanish National ID), Electronic certificate, Clave PIN

Interactivity level

Level 4: Electronic processing


Normativa Básica

Reglamento (CE) Nº 111/2005 del Consejo, de 22 de diciembre de 2004, por el que se establecen normas para la vigilancia del comercio de precursores de drogas entre la Comunidad y terceros países. (DOUE 26-enero-2005)

Reglamento (CE) Nº 1277/2005 de la Comisión, de 27 de julio de 2005, por el que se establecen normas de aplicación para el Reglamento (CE) nº 273/2004 del Parlamento y del Consejo, sobre precursores de drogas, y para el Reglamento (CE) nº 111/2005 del Consejo, por el que se establecen normas para la vigilancia del comercio de precursores de drogas entre la Comunidad y terceros países. (DOUE 3-agosto-2005)

Ley 4/2009, de 15 de junio, de control de precursores de drogas. (BOE 16-junio-2009)