Applying for special permission for compassionate use


Legislation concerning the compassionate use of medicinal products is based on the Medicines Decree (693/1987, 1184/2002 and 868/2005).

Completing the Compassionate Use application form

The form may be completed electronically, but the party releasing the product for consumption must submit a paper copy complete with the necessary annexes to Fimea at the following address:

Compassionate Use
PO Box 55
FI-00034 FIMEA

The form may also be printed and completed on paper, preferably using a typewriter. If the form is completed by hand, clearly legible handwriting should be used.

The form comprises one page.

At the bottom of the page, there is an area for official use only.

Instructions for electronic form completion

MS Word file

This electronic form can be completed using Word 6.0 or a newer version. To move between the fields, use the TAB key or click on the field with the mouse.

To tick or untick a box, click on it with the mouse.

PDF file

This electronic form is opened with Acrobat Reader, a free software programme available at the Adobe website. The form can be completed electronically, much like the Word file, and then printed on paper. The free version of Adobe Acrobat allows you to save an unchanged copy of the form. If the form has been changed (completed), it can only be saved using the commercial version of Adobe Acrobat.