Recognition of foreign educational qualifications in Thuringia for the skilled trades (application for equivalence determination)

Service Description

Since April 1, 2012, professional qualifications acquired abroad can be recognized or equated via the "Act to Improve the Determination and Recognition of Professional Qualifications Acquired Abroad". As part of an assessment procedure, foreigners can have the equivalence of their foreign professional qualification determined with a German qualification, which entitles them to practice certain professions. For professions in the skilled trades, the local chambers of skilled trades are responsible for carrying out equivalence assessment procedures.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

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Competent Authority

Handwerkskammer Erfurt

Postal address
Post office box 900 351
99106 Erfurt

Fischmarkt 13
99084 Erfurt
+49 361 6707-0
+49 361 6707-200
Transport connection
Linie 6

Linie 3

Linie 2
Parking spaces
Parking Place
Parkhäuser: - Domplatz - Anger 1 - Hauptbahnhof (Tiefgarage) - Forum am Anger
Fees: yes
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