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Access to regulated professions If you wish to practise a regulated profession, you need an authorisation or similar recognition by the competent public authority. Temporary service providers from EU/EEA countries, as a rule, only need to submit a declaration.

First check to see if your profession is regulated in Denmark and, if so, find out which rules apply to you.

Is your profession regulated?

Check this list to see if your profession is regulated in Denmark:

Are you covered by EU rules?

You are covered by the EU rules for recognition of professional qualifications if the answer to both of these 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.

Company registration

The information provided on this site is about natural persons wishing to pursue regulated professions, including those belonging to the liberal professions in Denmark. Information given here does not consider company registration, VAT registration or authorisation of companies.

Relevant information regarding legal requirements related to companies can be found here:

last modified Feb 05, 2013

Contact information and EAN numbers:

Ministry of Higher Education and Science

Danish Agency for Higher Education

Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation

IT Department of the Ministry of Higher Education and Science