Osteopath

If you wish to work as an osteopath in Denmark, you must have an authorization issued by the Danish Patient Safety Authority.

How to apply?

Application for authorisation as an Osteopath 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 click here for further information.

Fee

The fee is DKK 5691 for each application.

Fees should be paid via the Danish Patient Safety Authoritys 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 The Danish Patient Safety Authority within four months.

In case of rejection

If you believe that the Danish Patient Safety Authority 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 a, stk. 1 and stk. 3 in Sundhedsloven (consolidation act number 1188 of 24th of September 2016).

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. 731 of 8th July 2019, as amended.

Executive Order no. 981 of 28 June 2018

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

2005/36/EC, Title III, Chapter I (General system for the recognition of evidence of training)