For physiotherapists educated outside of Denmark
Working as a physiotherapist in Denmark.
If you received your education in physiotherapy outside of Denmark and wish to work as a physiotherapist in Denmark, Greenland, or the Faeroe Islands you must first apply for Danish authorization with the National Board of Health.
The National Board of Health
determines whether or not applicants fulfill the required criteria defined by law for authorization in Denmark. Applicants’ qualifications are recognized according to different sets of regulations depending on their country of citizenship and on where they completed their education.
Applying for authorization
There is a fee of 287 DDK for authorization. The fee will be applied when the National Board of Health has reviewed your application.
All applications will be processed within a maximum period of three months after the board has received the necessary documentation and fee.
Please fill out an application form according to the directions below and mail it with the relevant documentation to:
1171 København K
To get the relevant application form please see the link:
Application form for assessment of foreign qualifications
Find more information about documentation, work permit etc. in the menu to the left.
In order to become a member of the Association of Danish Physioterapists, you must be authorized as a physiotherapist.
Redigeret af : Anne Larsen, 12.10.2009