04) Healthcare Professions

  • Paramedic
  • Podiatry assistant
  • Community health assistant
  • Nutritionist
  • Operating room technician
  • Occupational therapist
  • Dental hygienist
  • Nurse
  • Medical masseur
  • Naturopath
  • Orthoptist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Podiatrist (professional education level)
  • Female or male midwife
  • Ambulance technician
  • Biomedical analyst
  • Radiologic technologist

Please contact:

Swiss Red Cross (SRC)
3084 Wabern
+41 58 400 44 84 (Mo-Fr, 08.00am-12.00am)


  • Art therapist (music therapy, plastic and visual arts therapy, intermedial therapy, dramatherapy, movement and dance therapy)
  • Beautician (only regulated in canton Tessin)
  • Chemist
  • Complementary therapist (shiatsu, ayurveda, eutony, yoga)
  • Dental assistant
  • Health and social care worker (non-regulated occupation)
  • Laboratory assistant (non-regulated occupation)
  • Medical assistant
  • Pharmacy assistant (non-regulated occupation)
  • Veterinary assistant

In this case, SERI is the competent authority to handle your request. More detailed information can be found under «Procedure at SERI».

Further information:


  • Osteopathy

Please contact:

Swiss Conference of Cantonal Directors of Health (GDK)
3001 Bern
T +41 31 356 20 35

www.gdk-cds.ch

https://www.sbfi.admin.ch/content/sbfi/en/home/education/recognition-of-foreign-qualifications/recognition-procedure-on-establishment/agencies-responsible-for-the-recognition-of-foreign-qualificatio/healthcare-professions.html