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FSHS healthcare professionals primarily issue health certificates and statements related to studying. Issues related to work or hobbies, etc., belong mainly to occupational healthcare, a health centre or the private sector.

Certificates and statements, free of charge

  • Short sickness absence certificates
  • Medical certificate A for sick leave
  • Medical certificate B on illness (daily allowance according to the Health Insurance Act)
  • Statement by a healthcare professional on the health and functional capacity of a student for degree-specific requirements
  • Certificate for compulsory practical training required by a university or other institute of higher education
  • Certificate for applying for a study grant
  • Certificate for extension of studies
  • Certificate of vaccination
  • Abortion statement
  • Statement for sterilisation
  • Food worker certificate for purposes of study
  • Medical certificate on national service fitness class
  • HIV certificate for purposes of study
  • Other certificates associated with studies or compulsory student exchange (laboratory and imaging examinations which are required for exchange studies are subject to services fee)

Certificates and statements subject to charge                       

  • Medical statement on treatment (medicines with special reimbursement status or clinical medicinal products)
  • Medical statement on the need for rehabilitation
  • Medical statement on the ability to work (rehabilitation subsidy or disability pension)
  • Medical statement for legal proceedings
  • Medical statement for the military authorities
  • Medical statement C issued by a general practitioner or specialist
  • Medical statement for a visa
  • Medical statement E for insurance companies

Check the certificate prices here.

The following certificates are not issued by the FSHS:

  • Certificate for driver’s licence
  • Certificates for exchange studies (with the exception of obligatory exchange studies)
  • Certificate for employment applications
  • Certificate for a reduced tax-paying ability
  • Certificates for sporting or leisure-time activities
  • HIV certificate or other similar certificates for purposes other than studying