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Competent Authority
      Competent Authority: Bundesministerium für Gesundheit (BMG) / Federal Ministry for Health Contact Details: Abteilung I/B/6 Address: Radetzkystraße 2, 1031 Vienna Contact Person: Telephone: +43(0)1/71100-0 Fax: Email: Web:

Applications should be sent to:
  See contact details above

The Application
  APPLICATION ENCLOSURES   − Personal application − Proof of residence or address in Austria − Curriculum Vitae − Evidence of Qualification (recognised physiotherapy diploma, state recognition of profession) − Recommendation of work experience − Certificates regarding continuous professional development (CPD), esp. Lymphatic drainage − Evidence of nationality − Evidence of conviction record (not older than 3 months − Certificate of vocation eligibility (health), not older than 3 months − Proof of knowledge of German language (certificates,...) − Certificate of change of name (if applicable, e.g. marriage)

Further requirements
  LANGUAGE APTITUDE TEST RECOGNITION   The migrant must achieve knowledge in the German language in order to be able to apply for registration. Migrants from outside the EU/EEA/Switzerland need to contact a University of Applied Sciences offering a Bachelor Programme for Physiotherapy, to apply for recognition. The Links to the relevant Universities of Applied Sciences can be found here: