Apply for an EU certificate in accordance with the Professional Recognition Directive

Service Description

If you provide certain services in an EU Member State or wish to establish yourself there, you must present the so-called EU certificate in some Member States. With this certificate, you prove that you are legally and permanently providing this service in Germany.
or your company is a member of a chamber (e.g. Chamber of Crafts), this is responsible for you. Otherwise, please contact the Chamber of Industry and Commerce.

In order to demonstrate that the services are provided on a permanent and lawful basis, you must state the specific activity you carry out and its duration. In addition to a description of the company's activities, you must state whether you have worked as a self-employed person, as the manager of a company or branch office, in a managerial capacity or as an employee.
function or as an employee.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

Start your request directly online:

Competent Authority

Industrie- und Handelskammer Ostthüringen (IHK Gera)

Gaswerkstraße 23
07546 Gera
Remark: Head office

Postal address
Post office box 3062
07490 Gera
+49 365 8553-0
Opening times

Monday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Transport connection
Linie 3
Parking spaces
Handicapped Parking Place
Number: 2
Fees: no

Parking Place
ausreichend vorhanden
Fees: no

Building access


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Certificate of recognition of professional qualifications