What is a validated or certified copy?
A validated copy is a copy with an original stamp and signature or initial from the programme concerned or from a notary within ...
What do the supporting documents that I have to submit from abroad look like?
Are you applying for a BIG (re)registration and do you have foreign work experience or are you applying for recognition of your ...
How do I search the BIG-register?
You can easily find a healthcare professional in the BIG-register by using the Search function on our website. You can also call ...
What are the opening hours of the BIG-register?
The BIG-register opening hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30 am till 5 pm. The BIG information line number is: 0900 - 89 98 225.
How do I check a statement’s digital certificate of authenticity?
The BIG register provides the following digital statements: Extract BIG register (summary) and a Certificate of Current ...
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VIdeo Foreign diploma
This video explains which procedures you may need to follow if you want to work in the Dutch healthcare sector with a foreign ...
How can I get a doctor's certificate legalised?
A doctor’s certificate for essential medicines to take abroad can be legalised by CAK. Other declarations can be legalised ...
What should I do with a complaint about a healthcare professional?
If you are unhappy about the treatment, you should first talk to your healthcare provider. On this page you also find information ...
Why is it useful to check the BIG-register?
The BIG-register shows you whether a healthcare professional is licensed to practice according to Dutch quality standards.