List of approved doctors can be found in the menu on the right.
From 1 Jan 2014 only petroleum doctors are allowed to issue medical certificates.
Extension of approval
The Norwegian Directorate of Health has temporarily transferred authority to the County Governor of Rogaland to process and make decisions in cases concerning the extension of approval as a petroleum doctor. This authority applies to applications received during 2021 and 2022.
Application form for foreign doctors
Foreign doctors need to be approved to work in the offshore health services. This also applies if you need to practice diving medicine.
Approval as petroleum doctor
From 2014 you must have approval as petroleum doctor to issue health certificates for offshore workers. Here are the requirements for the approval application.
Information and courses for diving doctors
To work as a diver offshore (offshore) require a health certificate issued by an approved diving doctor. From 01.01.2014 new rules for approval of diving doctors.
Information to doctors abroad about Norwegian medical certificates
The County Governor of Rogaland will no longer provide approvals to doctors abroad to issue medical certificates under the old rules. New approvals are now only given to petroleum doctors.