A special arrangement is in force regarding qualified doctors who wish to work in the Faroe Islands.This arrangement is laid down in an agreement between the Faroese Ministry of the Interior and the Danish Ministry of Refugee, Immigration and Integration Affairs.

According to the agreement foreign trained doctors with an authorization to work in Denmark who also hold a written job offer from the Faroese Ministry of Health, the Main Hospital in the Faroe Islands, Klaksvík Hospital or Suðuroy Hospital, can be granted a work and residence permit if requirements are otherwise met, e.g. employment conditions and wages.