Navigation path

Statistics - Temporary mobility

Back to homepage

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 (7327)
  2. Master builder (7060)
  3. Car, taxi and van drivers (5200)
  4. Fork lift truck operator (4812)
  5. Tourist guide (4087)
  6. Welder / steel worker (2229)
  7. Doctor of Medicine (1945)
  8. Architect (1585)
  9. Sports instructor (1496)
  10. Scaffolder (1435)
  11. Radiographer / Radiotherapist (1358)
  12. Physiotherapist (1303)
  13. Loader (1238)
  14. Joiner/Carpenter (1148)
  15. Civil engineer (1052)
  16. Machinery operator (820)
  17. Electrical Engineering / Electromechanical engineering (772)
  18. Secondary school teacher (767)
  19. Ski and/or mountain/canyon guide/ mountain leader (710)
  20. Veterinary Surgeon (700)
  21. Air conditioning technician/Heating/Central heating technician/installer/repairer/Maintenance-Installation of ventilation equipment (690)
  22. Construction/Civil engineering: building of roads, bridges, railways (625)
  23. Asbestos removal expert (543)
  24. Roofer / Roofing (475)
  25. Accountant/ Tax advisor (463)
  26. Pharmacist (435)
  27. Gas installer /repairer (424)
  28. Electrical equipment/appliances contractor/repairer/installer (390)
  29. Floor layer (354)
  30. Mobile Offshore Unit related professions (346)
  31. Electrical engineer (346)
  32. Patent Agent / Trademark agent (319)
  33. Nurse (311)
  34. Medical/Biomedical laboratory technician (290)
  35. Dental Practitioner (284)
  36. Painter-decorator (275)
  37. Real Estate agent /Real estate agency manager/administrator/director (270)
  38. Locksmith (266)
  39. Child care worker (226)
  40. Electrician / Senior electrician /Specialised electrician (221)
  41. Psychologist (211)
  42. Mechanical engineer (176)
  43. Speech and language therapist (174)
  44. Occupational therapist (171)
  45. Crane operator (159)
  46. Fisherman (156)
  47. Dietician (152)
  48. Plasterer (144)
  49. Railway brakers, signallers and shunters (129)
  50. Lawyer/Barrister/Solicitor (120)
  1. Social worker (118)
  2. Geologist (104)
  3. Tiler (103)
  4. Security guard / Warden (102)
  5. Energy engineer (97)
  6. Manpower supply agent (90)
  7. Diver (86)
  8. Health and Safety Officer (82)
  9. Cleaning of monuments, facades and buildings (78)
  10. Building contractor (74)
  11. Well sinker (70)
  12. Epoxide worker (70)
  13. Civil and environmental engineer (69)
  14. Excavator operator (68)
  15. Chartered technician (62)
  16. Paramedic /Ambulance nurse/ Other ambulance professionals (62)
  17. Building site coordinator (61)
  18. Skipper/deck officer fishing fleet (56)
  19. Tinsmith/Coppersmith (56)
  20. Glazier / Glass-blowing and manufacture of glass apparatus (56)
  21. Hearing aid dispenser / audiometric technician (54)
  22. Pyrotechnian / Manufacture and/or trade in pyrotechnical articles (53)
  23. Driving instructor (51)
  24. Chiropodist (podiatrist) (51)
  25. University teacher/professor (49)
  26. Draughtsman (47)
  27. Plumber (43)
  28. Mason /Bricklayer (42)
  29. Environmental health officer (41)
  30. Telecommunications-electronics installer (41)
  31. Midwife (39)
  32. Primary school teacher (39)
  33. Bridge / Road Supervisor (39)
  34. Animal experimentation technician (39)
  35. Electromechanical engineer (38)
  36. Telecommunications engineer (36)
  37. Gas technician (36)
  38. Energy professions not elsewhere classified (35)
  39. Hotels/Hotelier, Restaurants/Restaurateur, Accommodation provider including camp sites (34)
  40. Gardener (33)
  41. Chief engineer class I fishing vessel (32)
  42. Lift maintenance /Lift contractor/Lift electrician (30)
  43. Restaurant owner/manager /Caterer/Catering manager/Banquet organiser (28)
  44. Engineer (28)
  45. Conservator/Conservator-restorer/Restorer/Renovator (27)
  46. Orthoptist (27)
  47. Medical physicist (25)
  48. Blasting technician (25)
  49. Deck officer class I fishing vessel (24)
  50. Building insulator / Building insulation (24)
  1. Water and sewer systems professional/Pipe and drainage professional (23)
  2. Engine operator class I, II, III (23)
  3. Private detective (22)
  4. Auctioneer (22)
  5. Local fishing vessel skipper (20)
  6. Inshore fishing vessel skipper (20)
  7. Mining engineer (20)
  8. Management consultant (20)
  9. Pressure vessel installer (19)
  10. Trade in medicinal products (19)
  11. Archeologist (19)
  12. Ship's mecanic (18)
  13. Kindergarten teacher/ Nursery school teacher/Preparatory school teacher (18)
  14. Technical expert for the quality of construction projects (17)
  15. Nursing Assistants and Health Care Assistants (16)
  16. Building engineer (16)
  17. Prosthetist and orthotist / Orthopaedic technician /Surgical truss-maker (15)
  18. Stonemason /Stonecutter (15)
  19. Auditor/ Accountant (15)
  20. Stovemaker/Stove fitter (13)
  21. Chemical engineer (13)
  22. Arts therapist in the health service (12)
  23. Explosives experts (12)
  24. Road/Street Works professions (12)
  25. Shotfirer (12)
  26. Repair of motor vehicles (11)
  27. Geriatric nurse/Carer for the aged (11)
  28. Surgical assistant (10)
  29. Mechatronics (10)
  30. Electricity services supervisor / Electrical manager (10)
  31. Financial advisor (9)
  32. Environmental engineer (9)
  33. Forwarding agent / Haulage services (9)
  34. Wholesale intermediary (9)
  35. Town planner / Town and Country Planner (9)
  36. Butcher / Butchery (8)
  37. Aesthetician/ Beauty care services (8)
  38. Deck officer class II fishing vessel (7)
  39. Hairdresser / Barber /Wig-maker (7)
  40. Tattoos/ body piercings/ permanent make-up (7)
  41. Car mechanic (7)
  42. Masseur/Massage therapist/Spa therapist (7)
  43. Insolvency practitioner (6)
  44. Information systems engineer (6)
  45. Professions in the field of waste management and disposal (6)
  46. Communications electronics (6)
  47. Installation and dismantling specialist for controlled substances (6)
  48. Blacksmith, Farrier, Forging, Stamping, Pressing (6)
  49. Bio-medical analyst (6)
  50. Producer and wholesaler of pharmaceuticals and poisons (6)
  1. Blasting contractor (6)
  2. Osteopath (5)
  3. Translator/Interpreter (5)
  4. Metal design/Surface engineering (5)
  5. Dental technician (4)
  6. Trustee (4)
  7. Baker/Pastry maker (4)
  8. Travel agent (4)
  9. Air traffic controller (4)
  10. Coach/Trainer (4)
  11. Electronic technician (4)
  12. Doorman (3)
  13. Surveyor (3)
  14. Diving instructor (3)
  15. Notary public (3)
  16. Technician working with styrene (3)
  17. Pest control /Disinfection/ Handling of poisonous or non poisonous products (3)
  18. Optometrist (ophthalmic optician) (2)
  19. Manager of livestock-breeding establishment (non domestic animals) (2)
  20. Natural health practitioner (2)
  21. Psychotherapist (2)
  22. Veterinary nurse (2)
  23. Debt-collector (2)
  24. Child supervisor (2)
  25. Junior architect (2)
  26. Land surveyor (2)
  27. Environmental consultant/ Environmental assessor/ Environmental auditor (2)
  28. Fire prevention/protection officer (2)
  29. Chimney sweep (2)
  30. Security systems professional (2)
  31. Car bodyworker / Panel beater /Car painter (2)
  32. Fertiliser sample expert (2)
  33. Orthopaedic shoemaker (2)
  34. Dental hygienist (1)
  35. Driving school owner /manager/assistant manager (1)
  36. Music teacher (1)
  37. Adult education teacher (1)
  38. Mining safety/ rescue professions (1)
  39. Marine engineer (1)
  40. Landscape architect / designer (1)
  41. Interior designer-architect (1)
  42. Agronomist / agricultural engineer (1)
  43. Land Appraiser (1)
  44. Agricultural/farm machinery/engine maintenance/repair (1)
  45. Pharmaceutical technician/Pharmaceutical assistant (1)
  46. Paralegal (1)
  47. Legal advisor (1)
  48. Funeral undertaker (1)
  49. Rubber and/or Asbestos processing /Tyre repair (1)
  50. Chemical laboratory technician / Chemical laboratory work (1)
  1. Gunsmith /Weapons-ammunition manufacturer/trader (1)
  2. Chiropractor (1)
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.