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Recognition after Brexit

Since 1 January 2021, the regulations for professional qualifications from third countries have applied to the recognition of British professional qualifications in Germany.

Here you can find answers to the question:

  • What does Brexit mean for the recognition?


What does Brexit mean for the recognition?

Brexit is the term used to describe the departure of the United Kingdom (Great Britain and Northern Ireland) from the European Union (EU). The departure took place on 31 January 2020. Following the end of the transition period, a partnership agreement initially entered into force on a temporary basis on 1 January 2021. This governs the relations between the EU and the United Kingdom.

Brexit has legal ramifications on the recognition of professional qualifications from the United Kingdom: