Dental Surgeon (Dentist)

If you wish to work as a Dental Surgeon (Dentist) in Denmark, you must have an authorisation issued  by the Danish Patient Safety Authority

How to apply?

Application for authorisation as a Dental Surgeon (Dentist) is made by filling out the form on the website of the Danish Patient Safety Authority via this link. Information about the relevant documentation is available via this link to the website of the Danish Patient Safety Authority.

Temporary or occasional pursuit

The same requirements apply for both temporary and permanent service providers.

Establishing a business

The same requirements apply for both temporary and permanent service providers.

Requirements for non EU citizens and businesses

Other requirements for non EU-citizens and businesses apply. Please contact the Danish Patient Safety Authority or visit their website for further information.

Fee

The fee is DKK 1.206 for each application.

Fees should be paid via the Danish Safety Technology Authority’s website using an electronic payment system. The following payment cards may be used: Dankort, VisaDankort, Visa, MasterCard and Eurocard.

When can I expect an answer?

The decision on whether or not to issue an authorisation will be made as soon as possible after all necessary documents have been received. Normally you can expect to get an answer from Danish Patient Safety Authority within three months.

In case of rejection

I you believe that the Danish Patient Safety Authorit haven’t complied with the administrative rules, you can complain to the Ministry of Health, Holbergsgade 6, 1057 København K.

The Ministry of Health cannot carry out any review of the Danish Patient Safety Authority’s professional assessments (assessments of foreign educations, exemptions from requirements, etc.), because The Danish Patient Safety Authority are the authority on issues relating to health professional, see § 212, stk. 1 and § 214, stk. 2 in Sundhedsloven (consolidation act number 913 of 13th of July 2010).

If you have any questions regarding the text above please contact the Danish Patient Safety Authority.

When the Danish Patient Safety Authority process an application, we gather and process personal data. According to the Law on Personal Data (Persondataloven) all parties to the proceedings and other registered persons – with certain exceptions – have the right of access to these information. For additional information please see www.datatilsynet.dk.

Who to contact for questions?

If you have questions regarding your application or questions regarding the requirements please contact

Danish Patient Safety Authority

Islands Brygge 67

DK - 2300 Copenhagen S

Tel.: +45 72 28 66 00

E-mail: aaes@stps.dk

Public registers and databases

Check a health professional's registration here.

Legal basis in Danish law

Consolidated Act no. 1141 of 13/09/2018, as amended. 

Legal basis in EU directive(s) on the mutual recognition of professional qualifications

2005/36/EC, Title III, Chapter III (Recognition on the basis of coordination of minimum training conditions)