Authorising cross-border services for the craft sector subject to authorisation Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.
Entry in the craft role: Chambers of Crafts may, if the conditions are met, grant an exemption permit to nationals of the following States to register in the craft role: Member States of the European Union (EU), other Contracting States to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland
Proof of nationality (passport, identity card as a copy) Certificate of nature and duration of the activity ("EU certificate"), issued by the competent authority or body of the country of origin For further information, please contact the Chamber of Crafts Certificate of training by a state-recognised certificate or recognition of training by a competent professional organisation of the country of origin documents that the exercise of the trade in the Country of origin has not been prohibited on grounds of unreliability. These must have been issued by the competent authority of the country of origin. If the above documents are not issued in the country of origin, they may be replaced by an insurance policy of oath instead of an insurance policy. In some states, there is no insurance for oaths instead. There you can make a solemn declaration. You must make such a statement before - a competent authority, - a notary or a notary, or - surrender to an appropriately authorised professional organisation of the country of origin. This body certifies your declaration. The documents may not be older than three months. You must also submit these documents in translated form. This does not apply to proof of nationality. If necessary, you may be asked to provide a certified translation. This must be made by publicly appointed and sworn document translators. Note: In case of doubt, the Chamber of Crafts may request further evidence.
Recognition of professional experience The necessary professional experience is held by persons who have carried out at least one essential activity of the trade for which the exemption is applied for: at least 6 years continuously as a self-employed person or as a manager, provided that the activity has not been terminated more than 10 years before the application is made at least three years continuously as a self-employed person or as a manager of the company, if at least three years of training has been completed in the activity at least four years continuously as a self-employed person or as a manager of the company, if at least two years of training has been completed in the activity at least three years without interruption as a self-employed person and at least five years as an employee, provided that the activity has not ceased more than 10 years before the application is made, or at least five consecutive years in a managerial position of an undertaking. of which at least three years must be spent on an activity with technical tasks and with responsibility for at least one department of the undertaking, and if there has also been at least three years of training in the activity. This does not apply to the hairdressing industry. Recognition of training and qualifications You must have at least one of the following skill levels: a completed school education at a general secondary school supplemented by technical or vocational training or a work placement or practice required in addition to the training course a completed school education at a technical or vocational secondary school in connection with a subject or vocational training. Attention: The health trades are exempt from the system of recognition on the basis of professional experience: Optometrist craftsmanship, hearing aid acoustics trade, Orthopaedic technician trade, Orthopaedic shoemaker's trade, and the dental technician trade. In the field of health crafts, recognition of training and qualifications may be considered if the conditions are met.
- Section 9 Crafts Code (HwO)
- Section 1-6 Regulation on the conditions applicable to nationals of a Member State of the European Union or of another Contracting State to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or Switzerland for the exercise of a craft subject to authorisation (EU/EEA Crafts Regulation)
- Annex III of Directive 2005/36/EC
Please apply to the competent Chamber of Crafts to apply for an exemption permit.