Veterinary Medicine degree obtained in a country other than Denmark, EU, Switzerland, Iceland, Liectenstein and Norway)

If you would like to applicate for an authorisation to work as a veterinary surgeon in Denmark you must do the following:

  • Send an application (there is no need to motivate your application. Merely state that you are applying for an authorisation for veterinary surgeon. Do also write the physical address to where you want to receive the hard copy of your authorisation)

  • Attach the following documents to your application (All documents must be either originals or certified copies* of the originals in the original language. Please also attach translations of this in Danish or English)-

    *copies must be certified by an public authority, an embassy, a trade union or similar 

Where to send your application

The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration
Stationsparken 31-33
DK-2600 Glostrup
Attention: Dyrevelfærd & Veterinærmedicin

Processing time

The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration will make an assessment of your application and make a decision within three months of receipt of the application and all necessary documentation.