Information to work in this country is available from
Actually no one because there is no profession of Dental Hygiene present at the moment. But: In some “Bundesländer” the Dental Chamber Association tells you that you “have to take a lower Exam” and again a testing for X-rays.
Procedures and/or documents that are necessary to be able to work in this country
N/A – see above
Official licensing body in the country
N/A – see above
Special conditions that may apply for hygienists that obtain employment
Knowledge of the German Language is mandatory.
Contact for Work Permit and/or Visa
The German Embassy/Consulate in the country of residence.
Is a job offer required before a Work Permit/Visa is issued?
Main local and/or official language(s)
Are hygienists qualified overseas required to sit the country's national examination?
We have no national examinations as the profession is not recognised.
Information on the local working environment
As German language is mandatory, employment is not offered without this skill.
Standard tasks that a hygienist is allowed to undertake in the country
Clinical duties are not in legislation to practice.
|Number of Certified Dental Hygienists||About 150|
|Number of Dentists||60,000|
|Number of Dental Hygienists in private sector||About 150|
|Number of Dental Hygienists practicing as Clinicians||1|
|Number of Dental Hygienists practicing as Educators||1|
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Information based on data received by IFDH in:
NOTE: The information provided above is for general guidance only. The International Federation of Dental Hygienists advises all hygienists to contact the country’s relevant licensing bodies and agencies for current information and regulations.