You can apply for a procedure to check the equivalence of your professional qualification if you can prove that you have completed professional training that was not acquired in Germany and you want to work in Hamburg.
Application for equivalence assessment,
- Copy of identity card, passport or other identification document
- Curriculum vitae in German (tabular listing of qualifications and employment)
- Proof that you want to work in Hamburg
- Proof of qualification acquired abroad
- if applicable, evidence of relevant professional experience or other qualifications
- if necessary, a declaration as to whether and to which other body an application for determination of equivalence has already been submitted
- if applicable, a decision issued by another country regarding the determination of equivalence
Please submit all documents with a German translation in certified form. Your application can only be processed when the documents are complete.