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Recognition of the professional qualification of specialised dental practitioner obtained in EU Member States, in the Swiss Confederation or in the European Economic Area - EEA (Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway) by citizens from the EU, the Swiss Confederation or the EEA.


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For the recognition of the professional qualification of specialised dental practitioner obtained in a Member State, EEA Country or in the Swiss Confederation, the health professionals who wish to pursue their professional activities in Italy are required to apply to the Italian Ministry of Health, providing all the necessary documents listed in the application form. If the documentation provided by the applicant is not complete, the referent Office will require for integration of lacking documents.At the end of the assessment procedure, one of the following will be issued:

  • Recognition decree;
  • Recognition decree contingent upon a certificate attesting success in a compensatory measure;
  • Notification of rejection.

Who can apply?Who can apply?

The following professionals can apply: EU citizens, citizens from the Swiss Confederation and citizens from the EEA (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) who have obtained their qualification as specialised dental practitioner in a Member State, in a country of the EEA or in the Swiss Confederation.

What do I need?What do I need?

Applicants for the recognition of their professional qualification should fill in the provided Online Form.
The system automatically generates a file in PDF format, which will be either signed digitally with a qualified electronic signature, as provided by eIDAS Regulation (EU) No. 910/2014, or printed, signed with a handwritten signature and scanned.
The signed application form and any other relevant document required by Annex A1 must be sent to the certified email (PEC), following the guidelines provided in the section ‘How can I apply’.

Application form and guidelinesApplication form and guidelines

How can I apply?How can I apply?

  • Certified Email (PEC)
    Certified email: dgrups@postacert.sanita.it
    Email subject: Surname - Name – date of birth – country where the qualification was obtained – specialised dental practitioner qualification recognition
    Further instructions: Remember to attach: application, payment RECEIPT of the stamp duty by bank transfer (NO order of payment and NO submission of bank transfer), PDF FILE of the whole necessary documentation (NO SCREENSHOT, NO PHOTO, etc). Each document will be submitted as a single corresponding pdf file (NO one overall pdf file grouping all the documents together). PLEASE NOTE: bank transfer is the only accepted payment method for the tax duty (NO STAMP DUTY).
  • E-Mail
    Email of the receiving office: dgrups@postacert.sanita.it
    Email subject: Surname - Name – date of birth – country where the qualification was obtained – specialised dental practitioner qualification recognition
    Further instructions: Remember to attach: application, payment RECEIPT of the stamp duty by bank transfer (NO order of payment and NO submission of bank transfer), PDF FILE of the whole necessary documentation (NO SCREENSHOT, NO PHOTO, etc). Each document will be submitted as a single corresponding pdf file (NO one overall pdf file grouping all the documents together). PLEASE NOTE: bank transfer is the only accepted payment method for the tax duty (NO STAMP DUTY).

How long does it take?How long does it take?

Three months from submission of full application.

How much does it cost?How much does it cost?

Rate: 16.00€


Payment method

  • Bank Transfer
    Current account heading: Bilancio dello Stato Capo VIII-Capitolo 1205-art1
    IBAN: IT07Y0100003245348008120501 (BIC: BITAITRRENT)
    Reason for payment: Surname Name. Imposta di bollo istanza riconoscimento qualifica odontoiatra specialista
    Further instructions: please attach Receipt of this bank transfer

How do I know the outcome?How do I know the outcome?

  • Traditional Mail

Outcome PublicationOutcome Publication

  • Institutional Site

Relevant lawRelevant law

    • DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 7 September 2005;
    • DIRECTIVE 2006/100/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 20 November 2006;
    • Italian Legislative Decree no. 206 of 9 November 2007.


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    Contact usContact us

    • Referent Name: Fabiana Vitrano
      Address: Viale Giorgio Ribotta, 5 - 00144 Roma
      Email: f.vitrano@sanita.it
    • Referent Name: Vincenzo Canale
      Address: Viale Giorgio Ribotta, 5 - 00144 Roma
      Email: v.canale@sanita.it

    Referent Office for Legal proceedingsReferent Office for Legal proceedings

    Direzione Generale delle Professioni sanitarie e delle risorse umane del servizio sanitario nazionale (DGPROF)
    Ufficio 2 - Riconoscimento titoli delle professionalità sanitarie e delle lauree specialistiche e magistrali

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    Last modified date: 28 February 2022


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