Contact Point

Swiss Contact Point for the Recognition of Professional Qualifications


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, specific questions regarding recognition to which the website does not provide an answer can be sent to:

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: