OKFŐ - General informations (Basic and Operational Registry)
A Horánszky utca 24. szám alatt (alap- és működési nyilvántartási, elismerési hatósági ügyek) a személyes ügyfélfogadás átmenetileg szünetel.

General informations

Last Updated: 07 January 2021

Basic Register (automatic), medical stamp for doctors and dentists (by request)

After the graduation the University has 30 calendar days to report the diploma details of the newly graduated students to the National Directorate General For Hospitals in order get them listed in the National Basic Register of the Healthcare Professionals.

Once you are registered in the Basic Register, you will have a unique registration number, which can be checked at the public database (https://kereso.enkk.hu/).

In case of doctors and dentists the National Directorate General For Hospitals ex officionotifies the National Health Insurance Fund of Hungary (Nemzeti Egészségügyi Alapkezelő; NEAK) about the professionals personal details, address and basic registration number in order to prepare the professionals’ medical stamps.

Despite the notification, the medical stamp will not be prepared unless you apply for it by submitting a request form to the NEAK. (web: http://neak.gov.hu/;e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; stamp request form can be downloaded: http://www.oep.hu/nyomtatvanytar/- Kérelem az első névre szóló orvosi bélyegző kiállítása iránt)

Membership to the competent professional chamber (by request)

Membership of the competent professional chamber is compulsory for those, who are intending to work in Hungary. For the details of the procedure (form, fees, etc.), please contact your chamber:

  • doctors, dentists: HungarianMedical Chamber (www.mok.hu; Magyar Orvosi Kamara)

  • pharmacists: Hungarian Chamber of Pharmacists (www.mgyk.hu; Magyar Gyógyszerészi Kamara)

  • healthcare professionals (physiotherapists, nurses, midwives, etc.): Chamberof Hungarian Helathcare Professionals (www.meszk.hu; Magyar Egészségügyi Szakdolgozói Kamara)

Operational Registration (’működési nyilvántartás’) (by request)

In order to provide healthcare services unsupervised, - besides the chamber membership - the professional has to hold a valid operational registration. The application should be submitted to the National Directorate General For Hospitals.

Further information can be found on the National Directorate General For Hospitals’s website (https://www.enkk.hu) or you can contact our colleagues.

PROCEDURE in relation to the operational registration

For your first operational registration, you need to submit the following documents via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.(or by post):

  • filled out and signed application form

  • transfer receipt of the administrative fee (3000 HUF for the first registration)

  • Eitherthe proof of membership of the chamber (if you are intending to work in Hungary) Orthe declaration form for foreign citizens (if you are intending to work abroad and the Hungarian registration is requiredby the Host Country)

Membership of the competent professional chamber is compulsory for those, who are intending to work in Hungary!

If you are a healthcare professional with foreign citizenship who do not intend to work in the area of healthcare currently in Hungary, but the license for the healthcare activity – certificate of the Hungarian operational registration – is necessary for the recognition of your professional qualification abroad, it is not obligatory to have the membership of the chamber.

As indicated above, healthcare professionals can obtain operational registration without the membership of the chamber, provided that the Declaration for foreign citizens has been attached to the application form.

Please be advised that for the current Hungarian legislation from 1th of August 2018 Our Department does not post abroad your documents of the Hungarian Basic or Operational Registry. In order to provide these documents you have to indicate a Hungarian address on the application form or you can pick them up in our customer service (during the opening hours).

Hungarian Basic or Operational Registry

Last Updated: 13 August 2018
Dear Customers,
 
Please be advised that for the current Hungarian legislation from 1th of August 2018  the Department of Registration and Training does not post abroad your documents of the Hungarian Basic or Operational Registry. In order to provide these documents you have to indicate a Hungarian adress on the application form.
 
However, the posting process of the Department of Recognition does not change: the cerificates issued for the recognition of the diplomas ( eg. certificate of conformity,  good standing letter) will still be posted abroad, as well as the decisions on the diploma recognitions.
 
Thank you for your understanding!

Contact details

Last Updated: 07 January 2021

Website: https://www.enkk.hu

Phone: +36-1/411-1146, +36-1/411-1147

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Postal address: 1444 Budapest, P.O. Box: 270.

Personal customer service:

1085 Budapest, Horánszky street 24.

Opening hours: Monday-Thursday: 8:30-15:30

The customer service is closed on Friday.

General informations (Basic and Operational Registry)

Last Updated: 13 August 2018
The Hungarian Basic Registry
 
The issuing body will notify our authority, the ÁEEK EFF about the health diploma, qualification so the registration into the Basic Registry is automatically by the notification of the issuing body (the health worker has no things to do).
 
The Hungarian Operational Registry
 
In Hungary the healthcare activity can be practise independent or under supervision. Without valid Operational Registration the healtcare professionals can work under supervision only.
Applying for operational registration on the first occasion you need the followings:
 
1) Fill out completely and sign the application form
 
The registration to the Operational Registry is only possible upon application, therefore applicants are required to fill out the application form and submit it either by post (as a required letter) or in person (at our customer service).
           
2) Administrative fee
 
Upon first registration: 3000,- HUF administrative fee has to be paid by bank transfer to the bank account hold by ÁEEK:
Bank account number: 10032000-01490576-00000000 
Swift code: HUSTHUHB
IBAN number: HU06 1003 2000 0149 0576 0000 0000
 
The acknowledgment of the payment shall be attached to the application.
 
3) Membership of the chamber
 
If you are a healthcare professional with foreign citizenship who do not intend to work in the area of healthcare in Hungary and the permission for the healthcare activity – certificate of the Hungarian  operational registration – is only necessary due to the recognition of professional qualification abroad, it is not obligatory to have the membership of the chamber.
 
As indicated above, healthcare professionals can obtain operational registration without the membership of the chamber, provided that the Hungarian or English version of the „Declaration for foreign citizens” has been attached to the application form. 
 
The application can be sent:
by post as a required letter to the address 1444 Budapest, P.O. Box 270.;
by personal at our customer service during the opening hours (see more at the contact details)
 
It is not allowed to send the application by e-mail.