The following FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) consist of recurring questions to IFA GmbH. They are grouped under a topic and followed by their answer. If your question is not mentioned, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.

Following the Framework Agreement according to Section 131 SGB V (German Social Code Book V), this information is compulsory for medicianal products for human use.

The allocation of the product-specific address data to the PZN is usually conducted when ordering the first publication in the IFA information services of new prescription drugs and non-prescription drugs relevant for reimbursement. 

Please use the following documents and enter the address data for each PZN (address number or company name of the authorisation holder / local representative):  

IFA-Auftragstabelle B1 – First Publication Medicinal Product or
Anlage B1 – PZN First Publication Medicinal Product

If you do not know the address number of the marketing authorisation holder or local representative, please notify the relevant address with the following documents:

IFA-Auftragstabelle D2 – Product-related Address Data or
Anlage D2 – Product-related Address Data

There are two options for the notification of product-specific address data:

Please order a product range data file and fill in the address data (address number or company name of the marketing authorisation holder / local representative) and send it conclusively by e-mail to ifa@ifaffm.de.   

Or, alternatively:

Please send us an individually created table specifying the PZN and the corresponding address data by e-mail to ifa@ifaffm.de (address number or company name of the marketing authorisation holder / local representative) with the following column headers:

PZN | Address-No. MAH | MAH | Address-No. local representative | Local representative

No, for the notification of product-specific address data EAD files cannot be used.

Notification Order Documents

Please use always current excel order files and PDF forms from the page notification order documents for submitting orders to IFA.

Product and adress data

EAD, product and address data

Request a current EAD file for a change order, a product range file or your address data with IFA Supplier Number. Request for EAD, product and adress data


Use of IFA forms 

To view and complete the PDF documents, Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is required which is available free of charge from the Adobe website.

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