Netherlands

Professional Recognition Process
Responsible Organisations: 
KNMG RGS (Registratiecommissie geneeskundige specialisten)

 

Entity name: 

KNMG RGS 

Contact Data: 

RGS
Postbus 20053
3502 LB UTRECHT
Tel: +31 30 – 28 23 903
registratie@fed.knmg.nl

Requirements and Documents needed
Documents needed: 
Please see two websites below.
 
Be advised that fluency in Dutch might be nessecary
 
http://knmg.artsennet.nl/Opleiding-en-herregistratie/RGS-1/Registratie/B...
and
https://www.bigregister.nl/registratie/meteenbuitenlandsdiploma/

 

Directive 2005/36/EC Applicability: 

If you have a diploma from an EER county or switzerland, and you have all your qualifications in the country you are from in general you are able to get a BIG registration.

Other Requirements: 

No.

Deadlines and Duration
Deadlines: 
There are no specific deadlines.
Re-certification required: 

https://www.bigregister.nl/registratie/meteenbuitenlandsdiploma/
depending on the situatie it sometimes might be nesscary to re certify for certain aspects.
In non-EER cases, it is case dependant if re certification is nessacary

Internship
How long does it last and what are the conditions to start with it and to finish it?: 

Case dependant, for those who do not qualify directly for registration 

Is it required to start with postgraduate medical training?: 

Case dependant, for those who do not qualify directly for registration 

What is the procedure for a foreign doctor to start with it?: 

Contact BIG register and KNMG, check what the nessecary procedure for  you is, and gain an BIG registration.
http://knmg.artsennet.nl/Opleiding-en-herregistratie/RGS-1/Registratie/B...
and
https://www.bigregister.nl/registratie/meteenbuitenlandsdiploma/

Postgraduate Medical Training
Responsible Organisations: 
KNMG RGS (Registratiecommissie geneeskundige specialisten) and the specific medical chambers 

 

Entity name: 

KNMG RGS (Registratiecommissie geneeskundige specialisten) and the specific medical chambers 

Selection and Deadlines: 
Via the different medical chambers, procedures and dealines vary per chamber. For information the the specific chamber for you specialty

 

Selection Process Description: 

Via the different medical chambers, procedures and dealines vary per chamber. For information the the specific chamber for you specialty

Application Deadlines: 

Via the different medical chambers, procedures and dealines vary per chamber. For information the the specific chamber for you specialty

Funding of PGT (government-funded/funded by tax/included in healthcare insurance, etc.): 

PGT is government funded 

Existent Medical Degrees
Medical Degrees: 
 
Working Conditions
Salary Gross/Brutto (basic, no oncalls included, in EUR): 

Between 3132- 4055 euro's bruto based on 36 hour working week and amouot of experiance for non academic Betwee 3186 -4398 euro's bruto based on 36 hour working week and amouot of experiance for academic This then usualy has still to be converted to be based on a 38 hour working week, as resisdents get paid for 38 hours and also have 10 hours a week of unpaid trainingshours

Used taxation scales, and (if known) average taxation percentage applied to salary: 

In general  42% TAX

Paid Overtime: 
no
Type of Contracts: 

Most junior doctors have tempory contracts for the time that they work in that hospital for.

Sick Leave: 
yes
Paid vacation: 
yes
Vacation info: 

Paid vacation (8% of salary)  and 166 hours vacation a year

Maternity leave: 
yes
Maternity leave info: 

4 months paid leave

Social security system like unemployment benefits: 

Yes.

Type of healthcare – healthcare for free National health system or Health Insurance: 

Obligatory health care insurance voor basic health care 

Other Information
Training Center Acreditation: 

 Training centers have to be accredited, these accreditations will be revised every couple of years.
 

Acceptance of foreign trainees for short term: 

Yes, we accept foreign trainees for short term if the meet the nescassary requirements.
 

Mandatory Insurance required (for malpractice): 
yes
Who is responsible for the damage immaterial and material: 

If you are emplyed by a hospital, basic covarge is given by the hospital
Your can also insure yourself privately

Perspective towards migration of Healthcare Professionals and additional information: 

 We have both foreign doctors working in the netherlands as well dutch doctors leaving to work elsewhere.

At the moment some specialties have troubles with unemployment.

Updating of information
Last date this information was checked: 

may 2014

Person providing the data and contact (must include e-mail adress): 

Niene Peek

Postadres:
De Jonge Specialist
Postbus 20057
3502 LB Utrecht
telephone nummer:(030) 28 23 652
E-mail: info@dejongespecialist.nl