Approval as a doctor

If you want to practise your profession as a doctor in Germany, you need a separate professional right - the approval or the temporary permission to practise the medical profession (professional permit). The approval represents the higher quality occupational admission.

Short CV birth certificate, in the case of married persons also the marriage certificate Proof official certificate of leadership not older than 1 month Explanation of whether a judicial or public prosecutor's investigation is pending medical certificate not older than 1 month Certificate of medical examination


Form: Application for authorisation/professional licence as a doctor with training in an EU Member State Form: Application for approval and a permit for the temporary exercise of the profession with training in a third country Online procedure possible: no Written form required: yes Personal appearance necessary: no

Preconditions
You have a degree in medicine. They are suitable for health. They are personally suitable. You have sufficient knowledge of the German language.
Section 3 et seq. of the Federal Medical Regulations (BÄO) Approval Regulations for Doctors (ÄApprO)

Contact LAVG for permission

You can apply in writing for an approval as a doctor using the form available: Download and print the form online. Fill in the form and add the necessary evidence. Submit the application documents to the LAVG. The LAVG then checks whether you meet all requirements. You will receive a notification by post.