Procedure for assigning the service provider code

Any doctor operating in Luxembourg must hold a permit to practice issued by the Ministry of Health.

In accordance with the legal texts that provide for compulsory registration, the CNS assigns a healthcare provider code.

As a result, the agreements concluded between the CNS and the "Association des médecins et médecins-dentistes" with its mandatory provisions apply to any doctor or dentist operating in Luxembourg.

Art. 4. Avant leur entrée en fonctions, les médecins (et médecins-dentistes) se font attribuer par la Caisse nationale de santé un code médecin (ou médecin-dentiste) individuel. (...)

Consequently, the entry into service of a doctor operating in Luxembourg is therefore subject to the assignment of a healthcare provider code by the CNS, as provided for in the aforementioned article of the agreements concerned.

In order to receive a healthcare provider code, the doctor has to submit a full application including the completed form "Information sheet on settling in Luxembourg" and the supporting documents specified by e-mail to

Documents should be sent in PDF format to
Applications in JPEG and HTM format cannot be opened and will therefore not be accepted.

Documents to be submitted to the CNS

  • The Information sheet for doctors/dentists on settling in Luxembourg ("Fiche de renseignements sur l'établissement d'un médecin/médecin-dentiste au Luxembourg")
  • A copy of the "permit to practice" or the "declaration of service provision" issued by the Ministry of Health
  • A copy of an ID document
  • A bank identity statement (RIB)

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