Directive 2005/36/EC on the recognition of professional qualifications came into force in 2007. It has since been amended several times. A consolidated version of the directive and its annexes - provided for information only and not binding on the institutions – is also available below. Lastly, you will also find details of the directive’s implementation by the EEA/EFTA countries and the documents relating to the legislative process by which the directive was adopted.

Directive and links

Regulation of the profession in Europe