Dental medicine

Applications

The application for the recognition of foreign qualifications together with other documents is filed by post to the address: Croatian Dental Chamber, Zagreb, Kurelčeva 3.

Item 5. Application and detailed information

Fees

The costs of the procedure for the recognition of foreign professional qualifications as well as the cost of additional measures are defined in the Price list of services regarding the procedure for the recognition of foreign professional qualifications (item 6. Detailed information and list of all regulations)

user: Croatian Dental Chamber

account number: HR2023600001101407171

model: HR00

reference number: personal identification number of the payer

purpose of payment: the cost of the procedure of recognition of foreign professional qualifications

Competent authority and regulations

Croatian Dental Chamber

Kurelčeva 3, 10 000 Zagreb

+385 1 4886 734

pisarnica@hkdm.hr

Act on Regulated Professions and the Recognition of Foreign Professional Qualifications (NN 82/15, 70/19)

Rulebook on Criteria for the Recognition of Foreign Qualifications (NN 89/2013)

Rules of Procedure and Requirements for the Recognition of Foreign Professional Qualifications for the Practice of Dental Medicine (September 2013.)

Rules on Amendments of Rules of Procedure and Requirements for the Recognition of Foreign Professional Qualifications for the Practice of Dental Medicine (April 2018.)

Authorization

Decision on the recognition of foreign professional qualifications.

The decision is granted after the applicant successfully completes the supplementary measure, if the Committee establishes that there is no difference in applicant’s qualifications and qualifications which are required to practice the regulated profession in the Republic of Croatia or qualifications required in the system for the automatic recognition.

After the application and complete documentation have been submitted, Committee for Recognition of Foreign Qualifications and Comparison of Documentation of Educational Program for Doctors of Dental Medicine/Dental Technicians/Dental Assistants compares the applicant’s educational program with the educational program in force in the Republic of Croatia.

Documentation is delivered to the competent educational institution which provides its opinion.

After the comparison has been made, the conclusion with the defined difference along with the invitation to select one of the supplementary measures: 1. aptitude test or 2. adaptation period is delivered to the applicant.

After the applicant chooses a supplementary measure, interim decision with the chosen supplementary measure is issued to the applicant and subsequently the conclusion with an invitation to practice the chosen supplementary measure.

Legal remedies and appeals

Applicant can appeal against the conclusion to the Ministry of Health. The appeal is filed via Croatian Dental Chamber in written form, in two copies, within 15 days of the receipt of the conclusion.

An administrative fee for the appeal is paid in the amount of 35 HRK.

Updated on 11 November 2020

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