1. Prepare your documents.
In order that your qualifications might be recognised you require your testimonials and certificates. Whether the recognition of your qualifications is indeed necessary or not depends upon your choice of profession.
In Germany there are professions for which you must fulfil certain preconditions – and ones that are not governed by any regulations. Here you will find the list of regulated professions in Europe.
Documents required for recognition:
- Application for the recognition of your qualifications (cf. "Recognition in Germany")
- Identification documents and proof of any name changes
- Residence permit (for refugees/asylum seekers: “Bescheinigung über die Meldung als Asylsuchender/Certificate of Registration as an Asylum Seeker”)
- Testimonials and a CV in tabular form