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It is important to stay updated on any changes to the registration procedure and be aware of the special deadlines you must meet.
To obtain Danish authorization as a physiotherapist, you need to follow the steps outlined below.
1. Application and Qualification Approval
To apply for Danish authorization, you need to complete an application and submit it electronically to the Danish Patient Safety Authority. Print and sign the application form, and send it via regular mail along with the documentation of your qualifications. Please ensure that you send two copies of the required documentation, either as certified true copies or original documents and regular copies. For more detailed information, please refer to the "Application and Approval of Qualifications" section.
If your education is approved (deemed suitable for testing or equivalent to Danish education), you will be given a period of three years to fulfill the conditions for permanent authorization in Denmark.
Application and Approval of Qualifications
2. Language Test
You need to pass the language test "Prøve i dansk 3" (Danish 3 Exam). The language test is held twice a year in May/June and in November/December, and you can take the exam from various language centers in Denmark. You can take the language test before you send your application and documentation of formal qualifications. However, you must have passed the exam less than 12 months before you apply for registration, unless you can prove that you have stayed continuously in Denmark in the period after you passed the language test. For more information, see
3. Employment for Adaptation and Training Purposes
When we have approved your education, you can commence employment for adaptation and training purposes (evalueringsansættelse). This employment is designed to assess your clinical and communication skills. For further information, please refer to the "Employment for Adaptation and Training Purposes" page.
Employment for Adaptation and Training Purposes