European Directive 2005/36/EC

European Directive 2005/36/EC concerns the recognition of professional qualifications across the European Union (EU).   This has been amended by Directive 2013/55.

The Directive applies to:

  • EU professionals who wish to practice the same profession in another member state.
  • Any national of another EU member state who is recognised as a professional engineer or technician in that state or a third EU member state who is seeking to gain the corresponding regulated title in the UK

Click here to view IHEEM's Policy Statement

Click here to view the relevant Engineering Council information.

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