How to apply to the Antidoping Center for a TUE?

The Antidoping Center encourages to submit TUE applications via ADAMS, together with the required medical file. If you do not have an ADAMS account yet, please contact the Antidoping Center to have it set up.

Otherwise, please download the Antidoping Center’s TUE Application Form, and once duly completed and signed, send it together with the required medical file to .

Your TUE application must be submitted in a legible form using capital letters or typing.

The medical file must include:

  • A comprehensive medical history, including documentation from the original diagnosing physician(s) (where possible),
  • The results of all examinations, laboratory investigations and imaging studies relevant to the application.
  • The Checklist is mandatory attachment to the TUE Application. Please, select the applicable one for your disease/ diagnosis.

Any TUE application that is not complete or legible will not be dealt with and will be returned for completion and re-submission.

To assist you and your doctor in providing the correct medical documentation, we suggest consulting the WADA’s Checklists for TUE applications for guidance and support during the TUE application process, and Medical Information to Support the Decisions of TUECs for guidance on specific common medical conditions, treatments, substances, etc.

Keep a complete copy of the TUE application form and all medical information submitted in support of your application, and proof that it has been sent.

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Contact information

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WADA International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions
ADAMS Quick Reference Card – TUEs
WADA International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions_English
ADAMS Quick Reference Card – TUEs_English
TUEs Checklist
Therapeutic Use Exemption Application Form