Access to regulated professions

In some professions, your qualifications must be recognised before you can start working in Denmark

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You are covered by the EU rules for recognition of professional qualifications if the answer to both of the following questions is “yes”:

  1. You are a citizen of an EU country, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein or Switzerland.
  2. You are fully qualified in one the above-mentioned countries to practise the same profession as you now wish to practise in Denmark.

Send your application to the Danish competent authority enclosing documentation of your qualifications etc.

You can find the competent authority and application instructions by selecting your profession in this list:

Under EU rules, the competent authority must reach a decision on your application within three months of receiving of the application itself and any supporting documentation required. In special cases, this deadline may be extended by one month.

Last updated: 12 December 2020