What do we do?

We administer the registration of healthcare professionals in the BIG-register, doing so on behalf of the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport. We also issue a Declaration of Professional Competence to care providers wishing to practise on the Netherlands on the basis of a diploma awarded in another country.

Disciplinary measures Healthcare Professionals Act

The document 'Important information about healthcare professionals’ lists all healthcare professionals on whom orders or disciplinary measures have been imposed. See also the explanation of disciplinary measures.

What is the BIG register?

The BIG register lists the following healthcare professionals who want to work in the Dutch healthcare sector: pharmacists, doctors, physiotherapists, health psychologists, psychotherapists, dentists, midwives and nurses can all be registered. Read more...

Search in BIG-register

Search using name or BIG-number (Only available in Dutch).

Search in BIG-register

My registration

Here you can view or change your registration. (Only available in Dutch) Login

Advice application BIG-register

What can the BIG register do for you? Our application gives a general advice based on some questions.

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