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Registration in the register of craftsmen: Chambers of Crafts may grant nationals of the following countries an exemption for registration in the register of craftsmen if the conditions are met: Member States of the European Union (EU), other States Parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA), or of Switzerland
Proof of nationality (passport, identity card as copy) Certificate of nature and duration of the activity ("EU certificate") issued by the competent authority or body of the country of origin Further information can be obtained from the Chamber of Crafts Certificate of training by means of a state-recognised certificate, or the recognition of the 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 the grounds of unreliability. These must have been issued by the competent authority of the country of origin. If the aforementioned documents are not issued in the country of origin, they may be replaced by an insurance on oath. In some states, there is no insurance on oath. There you can make a solemn declaration. Such a declaration must be made before - a competent authority, - a notary, or - to an appropriately authorised professional organisation in the Member State of origin. This body certifies your declaration. The documents must not be older than three months. You must also submit the aforementioned documents in translated form. This does not apply to proof of nationality. If necessary, you may be asked to submit a certified translation. This must be prepared 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 permit is sought: at least 6 years without interruption as a self-employed person or as a person responsible for the company, provided that the activity was not terminated more than ten years before the application was submitted at least three consecutive years as a self-employed person or as a person responsible for the company, provided that at least three years of training in the activity has preceded him at least four consecutive years as a self-employed person or as a person in charge of the business, provided that at least two years of training in the activity has preceded at least three consecutive years as a self-employed person and at least five years as an employee, provided that the activity was not terminated more than ten years before the application was submitted, 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 responsibility for at least one department of the company, and if at least three years of training have also taken place 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 qualification levels: a completed school education at a general secondary school, which is supplemented by a technical or vocational training or a professional internship or such professional practice required in addition to the training course a completed school education at a technical or vocational secondary school in conjunction with a subject or vocational training. Attention: Health crafts are exempt from the regulation of recognition on the basis of professional experience: Optician's trade, Hearing aid acoustician trade, Orthopaedic technician trade, Orthopaedic shoemaking, and the dental technician trade. In the field of health crafts, recognition of training and qualifications may be considered if the conditions are met.
- Annex III to Directive 2005/36/EC Opens in new window
- §§ 1 6 Ordinance on the conditions applicable to nationals of a Member State of the European Union or 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) Opens in new window
- § 9 Handwerksordnung (HwO) Opens in new window
Please submit your application for an exemption to the competent Chamber of Crafts.
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