Manipulations or experiments causing stress or pain on vertebrates or crustaceans must be approved by Norwegian Food and Safety Authority. Applications should be submitted electronically in the FOTS system. Only approved institutions have access to apply (contact the person responsible at your institution). Foreign institution can also be given access as long as you can document that your institution follows the EU's directive on "the protection of animals used for scientific purposes". Send documentation and inquiries to Norwegian Food and Safety Authority at firstname.lastname@example.org.