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Apply for an electronic health professional card (eHBA) as a person in a healthcare profession


The electronic health professional card (eHBA) is a chip card for the personal authentication of persons in health professions. The eHBA gives you access to the Telematics Infrastructure (TI). The TI networks all those involved in the healthcare system and thus enables access to the electronic patient record (EHR), for example, in the future.
There are different eHBAs for different professional groups. There is an eHBA for:

  • Doctors
  • Persons in health care professions
  • Pharmacists

With this online service, you apply for an eHBA as a non-licensed person in a healthcare profession. These include:

  • Health workers
  • Nurses
  • Geriatric nurses
  • Midwives
  • Physiotherapists

To obtain the eHBA, you must first register in the Electronic Health Professions Register (eGBR). You then apply for the eHBA from a trust service provider (VDA). The VDA charges an annual fee, which may vary from VDA to VDA.

  • You must present a professional permit.
  • You must pay the administration fee.
  • Completed application
  • Scan or a photo of your professional license (professional license certificate)
  • if applicable, proof of the name change (e.g. marriage certificate)
  • Contradiction

You can apply for an electronic health professional card (eHBA) online:

  • Go to the specialist portal of the Electronic Health Professions Register (eGBR) and complete the online application
  • The entry in the eGBR costs a one-time administration fee.
  • Upon receipt of your application, your professional eligibility will be checked.
  • After completion of the exam, you will receive an email with the results of the check and your transaction number.
  • With the transaction number, you can order your eHBA as a chip card from a trust service provider (VDA) of your choice.

Federal Ministry of Health (BMG)

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