Approbation is a work permit which is an absolute requirement for German and foreign doctors to work. This permit is equivalent to a Registration Certificate or STR in Indonesia. Doctors who study directly in Germany receive their approbation after the last state exam. For foreign doctors, the licensing process usually takes about one to two years, due to various bureaucratic steps that must be taken. Here you will find the most important information on licensing for foreign doctors
After Indonesian doctors pass all three examinations ( Z Certified B2, Fachsprachenprüfung and Kenntnisprüfung), foreign doctors can practice and start PPDS in Germany, they must apply for a medical practice license from one of the medical association in the province or district in charge. . The most interesting thing is that this work permit is valid for life, so Indonesian doctors will always work in Germany at any time.