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Select one or more regulation types below. Click on a country to see the details.

Description of the types of regulation

  • Reserves of activities refers to professions where certain activities are reserved to the holders of a specific professional qualification. This may include instances where there are shared reserved activities with other regulated professions.
  • Protected title (without reserves of activities) refers to professions where only the title is protected.
  • Reserves of activities and protected title refers to professions where there are both reserved activities and protected title.
  • Other is used for the professions where another type of regulation than the ones outlined above applies.
  • No information submitted refers to regulated professions for which the Member States did not yet provide information regarding the type of regulation applicable.

The database contains information on regulated professions, statistics on migrating professionals,contact points and competent authorities, as provided by EU Member States, EEA countries and Switzerland.
Each country is responsible for updating information, on its regulated professions, competent authorities and statistics.
The Commission cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of the information. However, if errors are brought to its attention, the Commission undertakes to correct them, if deemed appropriate.