Certifying your qualifications and specialised skills

In the interest of protecting the public and ensuring high quality standards, before engaging in certain professional activities you must show evidence that you hold the necessary skills and specialist knowledge. If your profession is one of those subject to such requirements, then you are in the right place.

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Application for examination of expertise for plant protection product applicators and/or dispensers

You would like to use plant protection products professionally, sell them or advise on plant protection? For this, you need a technical qualification. This qualification can be...

Apply for EU certificate according to the Professional Recognition Directive

If you want to provide certain services in other EU countries, you need the EU certificate as proof of your professional experience for some EU countries (for example Austria,...

Apply for a certificate of competence for the application of plant protection products and advice in plant protection

You would like to apply plant protection products or advise on plant protection for professional reasons? Then you need the plant protection certificate of competence in card...

Apply for a certificate of competence for the dispensing of plant protection products

You need a certificate of competence for the dispensing of plant protection products if you place plant protection products on the market on a commercial basis or want to...

Apply for a certificate of competence under the Explosives Act

For the reversal and traffic with explosive substances you need a certificate of competence according to the Explosives Act.

Apply for a permit to fly an aircraft for private pilots

You would like to become a private pilot? Then you need an aviation license, which you can apply for at the state aviation authority after successful training in a flight...

Apply for a permit to operate an aircraft for glider pilots

You would like to become a private pilot to operate a glider? Then you need a pilot's license, which you can apply for after successful training in a flight school at the state...

Apply for a permit to operate an aircraft for touring motor gliders

If you would like to become a private pilot to operate a touring motor glider, you will need an aviation license, which you can apply for at the state aviation authority after...

Apply for certificates of origin and CCI certificates for trade documents

The Chambers of Commerce and Industry issue certificates of origin and other trade certificates for the export industry.

Apply for clearance certificate according to explosives ordinance

If you want to participate in a If you would like to participate in a training course for the acquisition and handling of explosive substances in accordance with the Explosives...

Apply for driving instructor permit

If you want to work as a driving instructor, you need a driving instructor's license. This must be applied for at the responsible office.

Apply for the status of Authorized Economic Operator

As an Authorized Economic Operator (AEO), you benefit from simplifications in customs clearance. To obtain this status, you must submit an application to your main customs office.

Appoint animal welfare officer

As a sponsor of facilities where animal experiments and similar activities are performed, you must appoint one or more animal welfare officers and notify the competent authority...

Approval as a private field inspector for seed multiplication areas - application.

The production of seed takes place on so-called propagation plots. The plants on the propagation plots (field stock) must meet certain requirements specified in the Seed...

Approval as private seed sampler - application

Seed which is to be marketed/traded is processed prior to certification and officially sealed after successful quality testing. For the quality test, one representative sample...

Auctioneer especially competent public appointment

If you want to work as a particularly competent auctioneer, you need a public appointment.

Auditing company - recognition

In order to establish an auditing company (WPG), you need recognition by the Chamber of Auditors. Recognition requires proof that the company is responsibly managed by...

Auditor - Appointment

To be appointed as a certified public accountant, you must submit an application and pass an examination.

Certification bodies for the sustainable production of biomass - recognition

Certification bodies monitor the compliance of operators in the bioenergy sector with the sustainability regulations and issue so-called interface certificates. Certification...

Certification service provider - voluntary accreditation

Certification service providers can apply for accreditation from the competent authority if they can prove that they meet the requirements of the Signature Act and the Signature...

Certification systems for the sustainable production of biomass - recognition

Certification systems ensure organizational compliance with the sustainability criteria in the bioenergy sector for the production and supply of biomass and contain...

Chartered accountant - public appointment/ swearing in

Sworn auditors must be appointed by the Chamber of Public Accountants in order to practice their profession. The appointment simultaneously establishes membership in the Chamber...

Chimney sweep

Owners are obliged to sweep and inspect their installations subject to sweeping and inspection in due time and to have the measurements prescribed by the "Ordinance on Small and...

Collection service - permission

Anyone wishing to provide debt collection services on a business basis must register this activity in the Legal Services Register.

Commercial shipping in Thuringia Apply for a permit

The operation of watercraft for the paid transportation of persons and property on Thuringian waters requires a permit in accordance with the Thuringian Ordinance on the...

Craft: Apply for authorization to practice another craft subject to licensing in accordance with § 7a HwO (German Trade Regulation Act)

Are you registered in the register of skilled crafts with a craft that is subject to approval and would like to practice another craft? Then you can apply for a license to...

Dentist - Temporary exercise of the profession within the framework of the provision of services under European law - report

You must notify the competent body of the temporary and occasional exercise of the activity as a dentist within the framework of the provision of services under European law.

Designate a person responsible for animal slaughter who is authorized to give instructions.

Do you or your employees slaughter, stun or bleed animals commercially? If so, you must appoint a responsible person with authority to issue instructions for reasons of animal...

Dietician: Job title - Permission

Anyone wishing to use the professional title of "dietitian" requires a permit.

Driver's license bodies for training in first aid - apply for recognition

Anyone wishing to provide training in first aid for the purpose of obtaining a driver's license requires official recognition.

Driving aptitude assessment center - apply for recognition

If you want to operate an assessment center for driving suitability, you need to be recognized by the Thuringian State Administration Office.

Driving instructor exam - apply for admission

If you would like to take the driving instructor examination, you need approval from the licensing authority to do so. The requirements for admission to the examination can be...

Driving instructor training centers - apply for recognition

If you want to train or have trained persons who want to become driving instructors (driving instructor candidates), you need the official recognition of your company as a...

Economic experts - public appointment/swearing in

Only economic experts such as business economists work as sworn/publicly appointed economic experts. They are able to take a stand on economic issues due to their expertise and...

Expert organization for facilities handling substances hazardous to water - apply for recognition

If you want to establish an expert organization that inspects facilities for handling substances hazardous to water, prepares expert reports and certifies or monitors...

Expert/expert public appointment and swearing in

You would like to be publicly appointed and sworn in as an expert or surveyor? Then you can apply for this at the competent authority.

Experts of the craft

If you would like to be publicly appointed as an expert by the Chamber of Crafts, you must meet certain requirements.

Eye test center - recognition

Anyone wishing to operate an eye test center requires recognition from the competent authority.

Farrier/farrier apprentice blacksmith - recognition

Hoof and claw shoeing in Germany may only be carried out by certified and state-approved farriers. This does not apply to the practice of shoeing by employees subject to social...

Food safety: cross-check experts - apply for approval

If you want to examine counter samples and/or duplicate samples within the scope of the official monitoring of foodstuffs and consumer goods you need an authorization from the...

Handicraft Authorization to practice handicrafts subject to licensing according to § 7b HwO Issuance

If you have passed a journeyman's or final examination in a recognized skilled trade and have qualified work experience, you can become self-employed in most skilled trades that...

Handicrafts Register: Declaration of handicraft business manager

If the craft business manager meets the requirements, then he or she is entered in the craftsmen's register.

Health professional designation - permission

Anyone wishing to hold a professional title in one of the following health care professions requires a permit:health care worker and nursetechnical assistant in medicinespeech...

Heilpraktiker/ Heilpraktikerin - Permission

If you want to work as a non-medical practitioner, you need the permission of the competent authority.

Immission control (immissions/emissions)

The term immission control covers all efforts to limit immissions to a level that is acceptable to people and the environment in the long term. The main instrument of immission...

Immission control: Announcement as expert in the sense of § 29a BImSchG

If you would like to be commissioned as an expert to carry out safety inspections and inspections of safety-related documents, you must apply to the competent authority for...

Lawyer - Admission

If you wish to work as a lawyer, you must apply for admission to the Bar Association of Thuringia.

Lawyer European - Admission

As a European lawyer you can, under certain conditions, be admitted to the bar.

Legal advice - permission

If you want to provide legal services in certain areas, you must register with the relevant authorities.

Meat production/slaughter: permission

The slaughter of farm animals kept as pets generally requires a permit. Exceptions exist only for domestic slaughtering. Persons who slaughter animals must have the necessary...

Obtain an aviation license (aviation license / pilot license)

You would like to become a private pilot? Then you need an aviation license, which you can apply for at the state aviation authority after successful training in a flight...

Obtain certificate of instruction in the guarding trade

You must provide proof of instruction in the guarding trade if you are employed and take on guarding tasks in the guarding trade on your own responsibility.

Official recognition of experts for the acceptance of temperament tests for dogs according to §§ 8 and 9 ThürTierGefG

Official recognition of experts according to § 1 ThürWesenstVO for the acceptance of temperament tests of dogs according to §§ 8 and 9 ThürTierGefG

Official recognition of the experts for the acceptance of expert examinations for owners of dangerous dogs or other dangerous animals

Official recognition of experts for the acceptance of expert examinations for keepers of dangerous animals (§§ 1 and 9 of the Thuringian Expert Examination Ordinance).

Organic farming: private inspection body - approval

You would like to operate a private inspection body for organic farming that monitors and verifies compliance with the EC Organic Regulation directly on site at farms and...

Over-the-counter medicines Take expertise test for sale

In order to be able to offer so-called over-the-counter medicines in the trade, you must prove the corresponding expertise by passing an examination.

Patent Attorney - Admission

You may only work as a patent attorney if you have been admitted to practice as a patent attorney by the Patent Attorneys' Association. You must apply for admission. Patent...

Pension consulting - permission

Registration with the competent authority is required for the provision of pension consultations.

Permission to operate an aircraft conversion apply

Are you a private pilot and would like to convert your pilot's license? Then you can submit an application for conversion to the state aviation authority.

Permit to fly an aircraft apply for renewal

If you are an airline pilot and would like to renew an existing rating, you may need to take a refresher course at your flight school and then have the renewal confirmed on your...

Permit to operate an aircraft Application for renewal for private aircraft pilots

If you are a private pilot and would like to renew an existing rating, you may require refresher training at your flight school, after which you canhave the extension confirmed...

Pest control expertise test prove

If you want to control pests with poisons professionally, you may not just do it, but you must first inform the authorities who are responsible for this.

Pharmacist: Temporary exercise of the profession of pharmacist in the context of the provision of services under European law - report

You must notify the competent body of the temporary and occasional exercise of professional activity as a pharmacist within the framework of the provision of services under...

Physician - Temporary exercise of the profession in the context of the provision of services under European law - report

You must notify the competent body of the temporary and occasional exercise of the medical activity within the framework of the provision of services under European law.

Public appointment and swearing in as an expert for agriculture, forestry, horticulture and fisheries

You want to become a publicly appointed and sworn expert for agriculture, horticulture, fishery or forestry?

Recognition as a test center for plant protection equipment Granting

What types of crop protection equipment do they want to test? A distinction is made between area and room cultivators, granular spreaders, dressing devices. Small and large...

Recognition of educational qualifications from the GDR

If you acquired an educational qualification in the former GDR, you can have it recognized as equivalent under certain conditions.

Recognize explosives training courses for the teaching of specialist knowledge

In order to conduct training courses for the teaching of specialist knowledge for the handling and traffic of explosive substances, you require state recognition by the...

Recognize qualified person for operational safety

If you test the explosion and fire hazard potential of equipment, protective systems, safety, control or regulating devices, you must be recognized by the competent body.

Road haulage Obtain proof of professional qualification to run a company

To open a company that transports goods by road, you must prove your professional qualification.

Road haulage and passenger transport: Professional driver qualification - basic qualification/accelerated basic qualification

If, as a professional driver, you carry out journeys in road haulage or passenger transport for commercial purposes on public roads, you require proof of basic qualification in...

Road haulage company: authorization - issue certificate of professional competence

You want to carry out commercial transports with vehicles whose permissible total weight is more than 3.5 tons? For this you need a permit - road haulage permit or a license ...

Road passenger transport - prove professional suitability to run a business.

To open a company that transports people by road, you usually have to prove your professional suitability by passing an examination.

Road passenger transport apply for certificate of professional competence issuance

To open a company that transports passengers by road, you must prove your professional qualification. In addition to an examination, this can also be done through a managerial...

Security guarding - certificate of competence

For the permission to perform some activities in the guarding business you need a certificate of competence.

Show persons responsible for explosives

If you are the owner of an establishment authorized to handle explosive substances and you wish to appoint a responsible person in accordance with the Explosives Act, you can...

Take the dangerous goods safety adviser exam

To be able to be appointed and work as a dangerous goods safety advisor, you must have a training certificate. The training certificate is issued to you by the IHK after...

Termination of activity as publicly appointed and sworn expert in the field of agriculture and forestry, including horticulture and fisheries

The activity as a publicly appointed expert is terminated when the public appointment expires. This is the case if the Expert declares to the respective appointing authority...

Test engineers for fire protection - apply for recognition

Test engineers for fire protection perform building inspection tasks on behalf of the building supervisory authority.

Test engineers for stability - apply for recognition

If you want to work as a test engineer for stability, you need the recognition of the highest building supervisory authority.

Testing and confirmation bodies for certification services - Recognition

Confirmation bodies or testing and confirmation bodies have the task of checking and confirming security concepts of certification service providers (testing and confirmation...

Testing experts for earthwork and foundation engineering - apply for recognition

Inspection experts for earthworks and foundation engineering inspect and certify compliance with building code requirements. This is done on behalf of the client or other...

Testing experts for technical systems and equipment - applying for recognition

Testing experts test and certify compliance with building code requirements in their respective fields.This is done on behalf of the building owner or other responsible parties...

Transport of dangerous goods - Apply for recognition of training organizers for training in the transport of dangerous goods.

If you want to conduct training courses for dangerous goods drivers, you must be recognized as a training organizer by the locally responsible IHK.

Verify trader reliability for trades requiring monitoring

You would like to register or re-register a trade that requires monitoring? In this context, the trade authority checks your reliability on the basis of a certificate of good...

Vertebrate animals Obtain certificate of competence to stun or kill

Killing and related activities may only be carried out by persons who have the necessary knowledge and skills (expertise).

Veterinarian - Recognize further training title of specialist veterinarian

In addition to your professional title as a veterinarian, you may use other acquired professional titles upon application. You are only permitted to use these additional...

Veterinarian - registering professional practice with state veterinary chamber

You must register your commencement of work as a veterinarian with the relevant authorities.

Veterinarian Apply for permission to practice temporarily

In order to work temporarily in Germany as a veterinarian without a license, you need a permit.

Veterinary surgeon - temporary exercise of the profession in the context of the provision of services under European law - report

If you are a veterinarian, you are allowed to carry out your activity in Germany as a service provider for the temporary and occasional practice of the profession even without a...

Weapons trade specialist examination prove

As part of the licensing procedure for commercial arms trading, you must provide proof of the relevant specialist knowledge. To do this, you take a specialist knowledge...

socio-educational specialists: state recognition

If your social pedagogical professional degree does not automatically have state recognition, then you can apply for it retroactively for your degree.

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