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Specialist doctor Recognition of foreign professional qualification Application

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

Have you obtained a specialist qualification abroad and want to work as a specialist in Schleswig-Holstein? Then you must submit an application for recognition of the specialist title.

If you want to work as a specialist in Schleswig-Holstein, you must have your specialist qualification obtained abroad recognized.


Process flow

Recognition must be applied for in writing to the Schleswig-Holstein Medical Association. It will decide on the application and check whether you have acquired all the special or additional knowledge and skills required for recognition in terms of content and time. The equivalence of your specialist qualification is given if the content of the further training does not differ significantly from the content specified by the Medical Association in the further training regulations.

Who should I contact?

Please contact the Schleswig-Holstein Medical Association.

Competent authority

Schleswig-Holstein Medical Association

Requirements

Recognition of your further training qualification is only possible if you already have a valid license to practice medicine in Germany or a professional license plus proof of an equivalent level of training in accordance with the Federal Medical Practitioners' Regulations (BÄO).

You must be personally and medically fit for this.

You must provide proof of your German language skills when your professional license/approbation is issued. Your German language skills will not be checked again for the recognition of the further training qualification.

Which documents are required?

The application for recognition must be accompanied by all certificates and evidence issued during the course. This includes

  • Your license to practice medicine or professional license according to the BÄO plus proof of equivalent training,
  • proof of identity,
  • a table listing the further training you have completed and your professional experience,
  • proof of further training and certificates of professional practice,
  • a written declaration as to whether recognition of the further training certificates has already been or will be applied for from another medical association.
  • Possibly certificates of conformity or proof of activity over the last five years,
  • any additional evidence required to verify equivalence,

The required certificates must be submitted as certified copies, translated into German if necessary. Further documents may be required.

What are the fees?

A fee is charged for the recognition of the continuing education designation, which may vary depending on the necessary verification procedure.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

No deadlines need to be observed.

Processing duration

You will receive a decision on your recognition no later than three (proof from EU countries) or four (third countries) months after receipt of the complete documents.

Legal basis
Appeal

You will be informed of the result of the recognition procedure in a legally enforceable decision. You have one month to appeal against a negative decision.

Applications / forms

You can download the application form from the following link:

What else should I know?

You can find further information on the "Recognition in Germany" portal. This internet portal provides quick and easy answers to questions about recognition, to the "Recognition in Germany" portal.

Telephone advice on recognition in German and English can be found on the "Working and living in Germany" hotline.

The service centers of the "Integration through Qualification" network (IQ network) will be happy to advise and support you before, during and after the recognition procedure.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Teaser

Have you obtained a specialist qualification abroad and want to work as a specialist in Schleswig-Holstein? Then you must submit an application for recognition of the specialist title.

Process flow

Recognition must be applied for in writing to the Schleswig-Holstein Medical Association. It will decide on the application and check whether you have acquired all the special or additional knowledge and skills required for recognition in terms of content and time. The equivalence of your specialist qualification is given if the content of the further training does not differ significantly from the content specified by the Medical Association in the further training regulations.

Who should I contact?

Please contact the Schleswig-Holstein Medical Association.

Competent authority

Schleswig-Holstein Medical Association

Requirements

Recognition of your further training qualification is only possible if you already have a valid license to practice medicine in Germany or a professional license plus proof of an equivalent level of training in accordance with the Federal Medical Practitioners' Regulations (BÄO).

You must be personally and medically fit for this.

You must provide proof of your German language skills when your professional license/approbation is issued. Your German language skills will not be checked again for the recognition of the further training qualification.

Which documents are required?

The application for recognition must be accompanied by all certificates and evidence issued during the course. This includes

  • Your license to practice medicine or professional license according to the BÄO plus proof of equivalent training,
  • proof of identity,
  • a table listing the further training you have completed and your professional experience,
  • proof of further training and certificates of professional practice,
  • a written declaration as to whether recognition of the further training certificates has already been or will be applied for from another medical association.
  • Possibly certificates of conformity or proof of activity over the last five years,
  • any additional evidence required to verify equivalence,

The required certificates must be submitted as certified copies, translated into German if necessary. Further documents may be required.

What are the fees?

A fee is charged for the recognition of the continuing education designation, which may vary depending on the necessary verification procedure.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

No deadlines need to be observed.

Processing duration

You will receive a decision on your recognition no later than three (proof from EU countries) or four (third countries) months after receipt of the complete documents.

Legal basis

Appeal

You will be informed of the result of the recognition procedure in a legally enforceable decision. You have one month to appeal against a negative decision.

Applications / forms

You can download the application form from the following link:

What else should I know?

You can find further information on the "Recognition in Germany" portal. This internet portal provides quick and easy answers to questions about recognition, to the "Recognition in Germany" portal.

Telephone advice on recognition in German and English can be found on the "Working and living in Germany" hotline.

The service centers of the "Integration through Qualification" network (IQ network) will be happy to advise and support you before, during and after the recognition procedure.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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