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Re: Swiss Marriage Visa : for Indian and Swiss citizen

LEVEL 5: Learning German in Bern
Level 6: Getting job as Resident Doctor in Kanton Bern/ Swiss

I have combined above post as both are interlinked.

Steps to swiss medical Residency/ Specialisation

Step 1: Learning Swiss language upto B2 (below).
Step 2: Registering onself into Swiss Med-Register & acquiring GL Number (below).
to be followed:
Step 3: Getting in contact with MEBEKO regarding Degree recognition.
Step 4: Getting a job as Intern/ Resident doctor.
Step 5: Organising visa and accomodation.
Step 6: Getting into Doktorarbeit/Promotion/ Thesis work for <<Dr. title>> .
Step 7: Preparing for Staatsexamen.
Step 8: Working further to complete remaining specialisation years to become a specialist.
Step 9: Preparing for Federal Specialist exam.
Step 10: Continuing futher medical education.

STEP 2: Registering onself into Swiss Med-Register & acquiring GL Number
As of January 1, 2018, all medical doctors working in Switzerland will have to be registered in the medical professional register due to the revised Medical Profession Act (Med BeGe). Those who have not yet registered but who are already working before 1 January 2018 will receive a two-year transitional period (i.e till end of Dec 2019) to get themself registered.

Whom to contact for registeration:
Bundesamt für Gesundheit BAG
Abteilung Gesundheitsberufe
Schwarzenburgstrasse 157
3003 Bern
Tel. +41 58 462 15 97

Purpose: to register the medical education as well as the language competency of all healthcare professionals who are working in Switzerland with unrecognised medical degree. Simultaneously, make it available to prospective employer as well as to patients. Search according to name on:

Cost of registration: CHF 800 for medical education + 100 per language registration. This could vary on individual basis & decided after assesment on 1 :1 basis.

How should get register:Persons with a non-recognizable foreign diploma who have received a positive decision from MEBEKO, must be oblligatory now registered in MedRegister or MedReg.
Healthcare professionals includes doctors, dentists, pharmacists, Vets and chiropractioners.

The necessary required 6 documents are mentioned in registration form is attached (below) or download it from :

Processing time: It could take around 2-3 months to get the confirmation letter.

Outcome: One is registered in „ Swiss medical Register“ and receive a confirmation letter with Global locator or GL number, is unique to each healthcare professional.

During my last interview (at my present hospital), I was asked if I am already registered or not! And I was then only registered among others

Last edited by drremobond007; 26.02.2019 at 00:08.
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