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14.10.2016 - Reports on German Recognition Act now available in English

With the English translation of all three Reports on the German Recognition Act (2014-2016) a comprehensive overview of the procedure for the recognition of foreign professional and occupational qualifications and its latest developments can be presented to an international audience.

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21.04.2016 - Smartphone provides guidance on professional recognition

“Recognition in Germany” has produced a new app for Android, iOS and Windows devices. It is available in German and English as well as in the five major languages spoken by refugees (Arabic, Dari, Farsi, Tigrinya and Pashto).

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14.03.2016 - New Brochure on the Recognition of Spanish Education and Training Qualifications

What are the options for workers in Spain who are interested in recognition to enable them to work in Germany in the occupations in which they are qualified? Information on this is now provided in a new brochure.

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15.01.2016 - Simplification of recognition procedures and more information in the portal for the start of the year

Improvements will be in place in the area of professional recognition from 18 January 2016 onwards. Full electronic application and processing through a single point of contact will be made possible for qualifications in regulated occupations from countries of the European Union or the European Economic Area. A range of new information will be added to the recognition portal.

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Coronavirus: Fewer recognition services

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, some services for the recognition of foreign professional qualifications in Germany are currently not available.

You can learn more about recognition from us whenever you like. Take some time to read our information, available in 11 languages! Then you will be well informed for the next steps.

Via the Recognition Finder you can find out everything about the recognition procedure for your occupation, which documents you need and where you should send your application: › To the Recognition Finder

Our FAQ provide answers to the most common questions about recognition:  › To the FAQs

You can find out which services are not available or only available to a limited extent by checking our information page on the current situation: › To the information page