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Ranking for temporary mobility

Professions below are ranked by the number of declarations received and, where applicable, decisions taken for temporary provision of services within the EU Member States, EEA countries and Switzerland.

The number of declarations (and exceptionally, decisions) is indicated in brackets after the profession.

By default all periods are shown but you can choose a specific period and recalculate the ranking.

   
  1. Ski instructor (10460)
  2. Master builder (7084)
  3. Fork lift truck operator (5277)
  4. Car, taxi and van drivers (5200)
  5. Tourist guide (4667)
  6. Welder / steel worker (2555)
  7. Doctor of Medicine (2164)
  8. Architect (1693)
  9. Scaffolder (1521)
  10. Sports instructor (1496)
  11. Loader (1450)
  12. Radiographer / Radiotherapist (1395)
  13. Ski and/or mountain/canyon guide/ mountain leader (1379)
  14. Physiotherapist (1323)
  15. Civil engineer (1289)
  16. Joiner/Carpenter (1241)
  17. Veterinary Surgeon (922)
  18. Machinery operator (874)
  19. Secondary school teacher (873)
  20. Air conditioning technician/Heating/Central heating technician/installer/repairer/Maintenance-Installation of ventilation equipment (848)
  21. Electrical Engineering / Electromechanical engineering (772)
  22. Construction/Civil engineering: building of roads, bridges, railways (696)
  23. Asbestos removal expert (602)
  24. Roofer / Roofing (540)
  25. Accountant/ Tax advisor (473)
  26. Fisherman (461)
  27. Pharmacist (438)
  28. Gas installer /repairer (433)
  29. Floor layer (421)
  30. Mobile Offshore Unit related professions (411)
  31. Electrical equipment/appliances contractor/repairer/installer (390)
  32. Electrician / Senior electrician /Specialised electrician (390)
  33. Painter-decorator (371)
  34. Electrical engineer (366)
  35. Real Estate agent /Real estate agency manager/administrator/director (357)
  36. Dental Practitioner (357)
  37. Patent Agent / Trademark agent (343)
  38. Nurse (325)
  39. Medical/Biomedical laboratory technician (311)
  40. Crane operator (284)
  41. Locksmith (266)
  42. Child care worker (226)
  43. Psychologist (224)
  44. Lawyer/Barrister/Solicitor (220)
  45. Building contractor (194)
  46. Mechanical engineer (194)
  47. Speech and language therapist (180)
  48. Occupational therapist (174)
  49. Dietician (154)
  50. Plasterer (152)
  1. Tiler (148)
  2. Security guard / Warden (133)
  3. Health and Safety Officer (133)
  4. Railway brakers, signallers and shunters (129)
  5. Geologist (129)
  6. Social worker (124)
  7. University teacher/professor (115)
  8. Energy engineer (108)
  9. Epoxide worker (107)
  10. Metal caster / Foundry worker (103)
  11. Building site mechanic (95)
  12. Primary school teacher (93)
  13. Manpower supply agent (90)
  14. Diver (86)
  15. Cleaning of monuments, facades and buildings (78)
  16. Civil and environmental engineer (75)
  17. Well sinker (73)
  18. Building site coordinator (70)
  19. Excavator operator (68)
  20. Glazier / Glass-blowing and manufacture of glass apparatus (67)
  21. Skipper/deck officer fishing fleet (62)
  22. Road/Street Works professions (62)
  23. Paramedic /Ambulance nurse/ Other ambulance professionals (62)
  24. Chartered technician (62)
  25. Chiropodist (podiatrist) (56)
  26. Tinsmith/Coppersmith (56)
  27. Building insulator / Building insulation (56)
  28. Pyrotechnian / Manufacture and/or trade in pyrotechnical articles (55)
  29. Landscape gardener/gardening (55)
  30. Telecommunications-electronics installer (55)
  31. Hearing aid dispenser / audiometric technician (54)
  32. Telecommunications engineer (51)
  33. Driving instructor (51)
  34. Draughtsman (47)
  35. Electromechanical engineer (43)
  36. Plumber (43)
  37. Mason /Bricklayer (42)
  38. Environmental health officer (41)
  39. Midwife (40)
  40. Lift maintenance /Lift contractor/Lift electrician (39)
  41. Bridge / Road Supervisor (39)
  42. Animal experimentation technician (39)
  43. Engine operator class I, II, III (37)
  44. Gas technician (36)
  45. Energy professions not elsewhere classified (35)
  46. Hotels/Hotelier, Restaurants/Restaurateur, Accommodation provider including camp sites (34)
  47. Gardener (33)
  48. Chief engineer class I fishing vessel (32)
  49. Auctioneer (29)
  50. Restaurant owner/manager /Caterer/Catering manager/Banquet organiser (28)
  1. Engineer (28)
  2. Orthoptist (27)
  3. Conservator/Conservator-restorer/Restorer/Renovator (27)
  4. Medical physicist (26)
  5. Blasting technician (25)
  6. Deck officer class I fishing vessel (24)
  7. Local fishing vessel skipper (24)
  8. Inshore fishing vessel skipper (24)
  9. Water and sewer systems professional/Pipe and drainage professional (23)
  10. Private detective (23)
  11. Mining engineer (21)
  12. Electricity services supervisor / Electrical manager (20)
  13. Management consultant (20)
  14. Interior designer-architect (20)
  15. Building engineer (20)
  16. Gas engineer (20)
  17. Ship's mecanic (19)
  18. Trade in medicinal products (19)
  19. Pressure vessel installer (19)
  20. Technical expert for the quality of construction projects (19)
  21. Archeologist (19)
  22. Kindergarten teacher/ Nursery school teacher/Preparatory school teacher (18)
  23. Aesthetician/ Beauty care services (16)
  24. Nursing Assistants and Health Care Assistants (16)
  25. Car mechanic (16)
  26. Prosthetist and orthotist / Orthopaedic technician /Surgical truss-maker (15)
  27. Statutory auditor (15)
  28. Stonemason /Stonecutter (15)
  29. Stovemaker/Stove fitter (14)
  30. Chemical engineer (13)
  31. Arts therapist in the health service (12)
  32. Explosives experts (12)
  33. Shotfirer (12)
  34. Geriatric nurse/Carer for the aged (11)
  35. Repair of motor vehicles (11)
  36. Blacksmith, Farrier, Forging, Stamping, Pressing (11)
  37. Railway professions not elsewhere classified (11)
  38. Surgical assistant (10)
  39. Installation and dismantling specialist for controlled substances (10)
  40. Mechatronics (10)
  41. Financial advisor (9)
  42. Environmental engineer (9)
  43. Metal design/Surface engineering (9)
  44. Wholesale intermediary (9)
  45. Forwarding agent / Haulage services (9)
  46. Town planner / Town and Country Planner (9)
  47. Chimney sweep (8)
  48. Electronic technician (8)
  49. Butcher / Butchery (8)
  50. Hairdresser / Barber /Wig-maker (8)
  1. Information systems engineer (7)
  2. Deck officer class II fishing vessel (7)
  3. Translator/Interpreter (7)
  4. Tattoos/ body piercings/ permanent make-up (7)
  5. Masseur/Massage therapist/Spa therapist (7)
  6. Psychotherapist (6)
  7. Insolvency practitioner (6)
  8. Professions in the field of waste management and disposal (6)
  9. Producer and wholesaler of pharmaceuticals and poisons (6)
  10. Blasting contractor (6)
  11. Architectural Technologist (6)
  12. Bio-medical analyst (6)
  13. Communications electronics (6)
  14. Dental technician (5)
  15. Osteopath (5)
  16. Motorcycle/Motorbike repairer (5)
  17. Photographer / Photography (5)
  18. Baker/Pastry maker (5)
  19. Emergency alarm system officer (5)
  20. Trustee (4)
  21. Boilermaking (4)
  22. Travel agent (4)
  23. Coach/Trainer (4)
  24. Air traffic controller (4)
  25. Doorman (3)
  26. Junior architect (3)
  27. Surveyor (3)
  28. Pest control /Disinfection/ Handling of poisonous or non poisonous products (3)
  29. Diving instructor (3)
  30. Notary public (3)
  31. Funeral undertaker (3)
  32. Car bodyworker / Panel beater /Car painter (3)
  33. Technician working with styrene (3)
  34. Agricultural/farm machinery/engine maintenance/repair (3)
  35. Optometrist (ophthalmic optician) (2)
  36. Manager of livestock-breeding establishment (non domestic animals) (2)
  37. Natural health practitioner (2)
  38. Veterinary nurse (2)
  39. Debt-collector (2)
  40. Child supervisor (2)
  41. Textile expert (2)
  42. Land surveyor (2)
  43. Environmental consultant/ Environmental assessor/ Environmental auditor (2)
  44. Fire prevention/protection officer (2)
  45. Security systems professional (2)
  46. Informatics technician (2)
  47. Printer (2)
  48. Fertiliser sample expert (2)
  49. Orthopaedic shoemaker (2)
  50. Dental hygienist (1)
  1. Tour manager (1)
  2. Music teacher (1)
  3. Adult education teacher (1)
  4. Mining safety/ rescue professions (1)
  5. Marine engineer (1)
  6. Landscape architect / designer (1)
  7. Agronomist / agricultural engineer (1)
  8. Land Appraiser (1)
  9. Pharmaceutical technician/Pharmaceutical assistant (1)
  10. Paralegal (1)
  11. Legal advisor (1)
  12. Laundering/Dry-cleaning and dyeing (1)
  13. Rubber and/or Asbestos processing /Tyre repair (1)
  14. Chemical laboratory technician / Chemical laboratory work (1)
  15. Gunsmith /Weapons-ammunition manufacturer/trader (1)
  16. Driving school owner /manager/assistant manager (1)
  17. Chiropractor (1)
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