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Updated : 02/10/2014

Professional qualifications – Norway – Physiotherapists

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Only if you want to work abroad, not for study purposes.

Permanent stay

Documents [permanent stay]

If you have obtained your professional qualification out of the EU, you should check with responsible authority whether you can apply for the recognition of your professional qualifications.

If you wish to work as a physiotherapist in Norway on a permanent basis you will have to submit the following documents:

  • Diploma/Certificate (Evidence of formal qualifications)
  • Transcript/Description of the contents of the education
  • Certificate of current professional status (“Letter of good standing”)
  • Copy of passport or other recognised ID-document
  • Documentation of relevant work-experience

Duration of the procedure [permanent stay]

The duration of the recognition procedure is:

  • 1 month to acknowledge receipt of your application and request any documents they need.
  • 2-3 months to take a decision after reception of all necessary documents.

Responsible authority [permanent stay]

Cost [permanent stay]

€110

Temporary stay

Documents [temporary stay]

If you have obtained your professional qualification out of the EU, you should check with responsible authority whether you can apply for the recognition of your professional qualifications.

If you wish to work as a physiotherapist in Norway on a temporary basis you will have to submit the following documents:

  • Diploma/Certificate (Evidence of formal qualifications)
  • Transcript/Description of the contents of the education
  • Certificate of current professional status (“Letter of good standing”)
  • Copy of passport or other recognised ID-document
  • Documentation of relevant work-experience

Duration of the procedure [temporary stay]

The duration of the recognition procedure is:

  • 1 month to acknowledge receipt of your application and request any documents they need.
  • 2-3 months to take a decision after reception of all necessary documents.

Responsible authority [temporary stay]

Cost [temporary stay]

€110

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