Swiss Contact Point for the Recognition of Professional Qualifications

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The Contact Point for the Recognition of Foreign Qualifications can provide you with information about the following:

  • General questions on the recognition of foreign qualifications and professional activities in Switzerland
  • Which authorities are responsible for recognition of specific qualifications
  • Whether the given occupation or profession is regulated in Switzerland
  • Certificates for foreign authorities

The hotline is available Monday-Friday from 9:30 am to 11:30 am and Tuesday-Wednesday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the following number +41 58 462 28 26

Outside the hotline opening hours, you can also submit a written request concerning recognition: kontaktstelle@sbfi.admin.ch

Please note that:

  • The contact point only provides general information (no information on submitted applications for recognition).
  • The contact point is not a complaints body and does not comment on the recognition practices of other authorities.

For other questions concerning the following topics, please contact the corresponding office directly:

https://www.sbfi.admin.ch/content/sbfi/en/home/bildung/recognition-of-foreign-qualifications/swiss-contact-point-for-the-recognition-of-professional-qualific.html