Therapeutic Use Exemption

Athletes, like all others, may at times experience a medical condition that requires them to use particular medications. The substances that an athlete may be required to take to treat a condition could fall under the Prohibited List.

International Level Athletes may be allowed to take the necessary medicine by applying for and obtaining a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) from WDSF.

National Level Athletes may be allowed to take the necessary medicine by applying for and obtaining a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) from their National Anti-Doping Organisation (NADO).

International Level Athletes who need to apply for a TUE from WDSF must study the relevant documents below. They may request further clarification regarding the TUE application process from the .
 

TUE Procedures
TUE Application Form

The latest Guidelines for Therapeutic Use Exemptions and International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions can be found on the World Anti-Doping Agency website.

Check this section regularly as many of the documents are revised at annual intervals.