Hebt u uw diploma in het buitenland behaald en wilt u als tandarts in Nederland werken, dan moet u een registratie als tandarts aanvragen bij het ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport (VWS), de zogenaamde BIG-registratie.
The KNMT, the Royal Dutch Dental Association, is the professional association for dentists, oral surgeons and orthodontists in the Netherlands. We bring together over 10,000 members with a tremendous pool of knowledge, quality, experience, and ambition.
The KNMT, the Royal Dutch Dental Association, is the professional body for dentists, orthodontists and oral surgeons. We have been setting the standard for oral care in the Netherlands for over a century. We work to create optimal conditions for our over 10,000 members to perform their work. Of course we also want the best oral care for their patients.
Are you a dentist from the EU or the European Economic Area and considering coming to the Netherlands? Then there will be a lot of things to arrange before you can embark on your adventure as an expat dentist. As the largest association in the Netherlands for oral care professionals, the KNMT would like to offer you a helping hand.
Sinds 18 januari 2016 gelden er binnen Europa nieuwe regels voor de erkenning en registratie van tandartsen die hun specialistendiploma behaalden buiten Nederland en die in Nederland hun beroep willen uitoefenen.
At the KNMT we are glad to be of service to non-Dutch dentists that aspire to work in the Netherlands. Here is a list of answers to the most frequently asked questions by dentists that have had their training outside the Netherlands.
If you wish to work as a dentist in the Netherlands, there are a number of requirements you will have to fulfill. These range from a command of the Dutch language to having acquired legal permits and meeting regulations. We list them below.