Healthcare/Clinical Psychologists - Temporary Services

Erforderliche Unterlagen

  • Proof of the nationality of the service Provider
  • Attestation of the competent authority of the country of origin certifying that the holder is legally established in a Member State for the purpose of pursuing the activities of a healthcare psychologist or clinical psychologist and that she/he is not prohibited from practising the profession of healthcare psychologist or clinical psychologist, even temporarily, at the moment of delivering the attestation
  • Evidence of professional qualification as healthcare psychologist or clinical psychologist
  • Declaration about the applicant’s knowledge of the German language necessary for practising the profession in Austria
  • Evidence of professional indemnity insurance pursuant to section 39 of the Psychologengesetz 2013

All documents and certificates must be submitted as a copy authenticated by a court or a notary public. If documents are not written in German, they have to be translated by a certified court translator.

Non authenticated copies or untranslated documents are not accepted as evidence.

Experteninformation

No expert information is available.

general information

Before the first provision of temporary healthcare-psychologic or clinical-psychologic service in Austria requiring temporary residence in the federal territory, the service provider must submit a written declaration by way of the Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection.

It is hereby expressively stated that regular healthcare-psychologic and clinical-psychologic activities in Austria are not classified as temporary provision of services. Practice as a healthcare psychologist or a clinical psychologist on a regular basis in Austria requires registration with the Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection pursuant to section 19 respectively section 28 of the Psychologengesetz 2013.

Kosten

For written disposals fees and taxes accrue according to the Gebührengesetz and the Bundesverwaltungsabgabenverordnung.

Verfahrensablauf

Declaration: may be submitted by post or by electronic means

Preliminary proceedings: prior check of the qualification; if necessary, aptitude test before the authorization for the temporary provision of services can be granted

Length of proceedings: up to two monthsLegal remedy: A complaint against the decision may be submitted to the Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection in writing within four weeks from the delivery of the decision, which must be directed to the responsible administrative tribunal. The complaint must designate the decision as well as the Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection. Furthermore, the reasons on which the allegation of illegality is based must be set out. In order to fully comply with the formal requirements, the complaint must ultimately also contain the request as well as information on timeliness.

Voraussetzungen

Evidence of professional qualification as healthcare psychologist or clinical psychologist and proof of nationality of an EU or EEA member state or Switzerland

Zusätzliche Informationen

This application is for the profession of:

  • Healthcare psychologist
  • Clinical psychologist

Zuständige Stelle

Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection
Department IX/A/3
Radetzkystraße 2
1031 Wien
e-mail: anerkennung@sozialministerium.at



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