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idegenvezető (Hungary)

  • Generic name of profession

    Tourist guide
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    tourist guide, tour guide (EN)
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:

    Act CLXIV of 2005 on Trade Ministerial Decree No. 33/2009. (XII. 18.) ÖM on Tourist guide activity Ministerial Decree No.

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    Type of regulation :


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    DSE - Diploma (post-secondary education), including Annex II (ex 92/51, Annex C,D) , Art. 11 c
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Idegenvezetői tevékenység: üzletszerű gazdasági tevékenység keretében a turisztikai szempontból jelentős értékeknek és egyéb látnivalóknak az azokat látogató személyek számára a helyszínen való részletes ismertetése és ehhez kapcsolódóan a látogatók számára nem ismert helyen való eligazodás érdekében általános tájékoztatás, illetve adott esetben segítség nyújtása.


    Tour guide shall mean a person who provides - within the framework of gainful business activities - detailed interpretation at tourist sites and other venues of significant interest to visitors of such sites, and who guides visitors and provides assistance and information with a view to helping in their orientation in a place with which they are unfamiliar.

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