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

If you want to access the telematics infrastructure (TI) in healthcare, you need an electronic health professional card (eHBA) as a person in a healthcare profession.



  • You must present a professional license.
  • You must pay the administrative fee.


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

  • Access the electronic health professional register (eGBR) specialist portal and complete the online application.
  • There is a one-time administrative fee for entry into the eGBR.
  • Upon receipt of your application, your professional credentials will be reviewed.
  • You will receive an email with the results of the check and your process number after the check has been completed.
  • You use the process number to order your eHBA as a smart card from a trust service provider (VDA) of your choice for a fee.

Processing time

2 bis 8 Wochen

Required documents

  • Required Documents

    • Completed application form
    • Scan or photo of your professional license (professional license certificate)
    • If applicable, proof of name change (for example, marriage certificate)

Online procedures


  • There is a fixed administrative fee of EUR 40.00. The selected VDA also charges its own costs for providing the eHBA.
    administration fee: 40 EUR


  • Opposition


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