Electronic institution card; applying for an extension as an institution with employees in healthcare professions

Would you as a nursing, obstetrics or physiotherapy facility like to extend your employees' access to the telematics infrastructure (TI)? Then you can apply for the follow-up card of the electronic institution card (SMC-B) for them under certain conditions.



  • They must be authorized to provide services.
  • They must be authorized to represent the institution externally.
  • The employee must have an eHBA.
  • You must pay the administration fee.


You can renew the SMC-B online as a nursing, obstetrics or physiotherapy facility:

  • Go to the specialist portal of the electronic healthcare professional register (eGBR) and complete the online application
  • Once your application has been received, it will be checked.
  • The review costs an administrative fee.
  • Once the check has been completed, you will receive an email with the result of the check and your process number.
  • You can use the transaction number to order an SMCB from a trust service provider (VDA) of your choice for a fee.
  • The VDAs charge an annual fee, which varies from provider to provider

Processing time

2 to 4 weeks

Required documents

  • Required Documents

    • ausgefüllter Antrag
    • Scan oder ein Foto des Nachweises über Ihre Vertretungsberechtigung für die Institution (zum Beispiel Vollmacht, Satzung)
    • IK (Institutionskennzeichen)Nummer
    • Nummer der alten SMCB
    • eHBA (elektronischer Heilberufsausweis)-Nummer einer betriebsangehörigen Person

Online procedures


  • Administration fee: EUR 40

    There is a fixed administration fee of EUR 40.00. The selected VDA also charges its own costs for the provision of the SMC-B.


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