Recognition of Foreign Qualifications

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In today’s working world, a premium is placed on the mobility of workers and businesses. For many professional activities, official recognition of foreign qualifications is important and even necessary. Depending on the professional activity, a different authority will be responsible for conferring such recognition. Switzerland works closely with the European Union within the framework of the Swiss-EU Bilateral Agreement on the Free Movement of Persons (AFMP) and has adopted the EU’s system of mutual recognition of professional qualifications. Nationals from non-EU states are also entitled to apply for recognition of their foreign qualifications in Switzerland. For general questions concerning the recognition of foreign qualifications, please contact SERI’s national contact point.



Procedure

The procedures for the recognition of foreign qualifications vary according to citizenship and the amount of time in which the person will remain in Switzerland:

FAQs

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