The Authorisation Register

The aim of the register

The register is used for administrative purposes, including planning and statistics.

Responsible authority

The Danish Patient Safety Authority


Email:, telephone: +45 7222 7400


The register contains information on physicians, dentists, clinical dental technicians, dental hygienists, nurses, chiropractors, midwives, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, chiropodists, opticians, contact lens optometrists and clinical dieticians who are registered as authorised practitioners in Denmark.


The register contains the civil reg. no., name, address, exam, authorisation, civil status, etc.

Accessing the data

Contact the Danish Health Authority


The information mainly originates from the data subject, the educational institution, the Danish Civil Registration System, and the Danish Health Authority

Period covered

For physicians, the current keeping of electronic records started in 1982. For the other registered professions, the keeping of electronic records started during the 1990s.