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European Professional Card (EPC)


Show details for What is a European Professional Card (EPC)?What is a European Professional Card (EPC)?

Show details for Where does it appy?Where does it appy?

Hide details for You can use the EPC procedure if:You can use the EPC procedure if:

Example:

you want to practise your profession in another EU country on a temporary and occasional basis (temporary mobility)

• A Belgian real estate agent wants to go to Hungary to assist a client with the search of an apartment in Budapest;

• A German mountain guide wants to work in France during the busy Chamonix holiday season.

OR

• you want to settle in another EU country and practise your profession there permanently (establishment)

Example:

• A Finnish general care nurse wants to move with her family to Sweden and practise her profession there;

• A Polish pharmacist has studied and obtained her diploma in Germany and she now wants to come back to Poland and work as a pharmacist there.



Hide details for For how long can you use your EPC?For how long can you use your EPC?

The EPC will be valid:

• indefinitely if you are settling long-term (establishment);
• 18 months in most cases where you're providing services temporarily, or 12 months for professions which have an impact on public health or safety (i.e.: this could be the case in certain countries for professions such as physiotherapist or mountain guide).



Show details for How to apply for a EPC?How to apply for a EPC?


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