Recognition of Diploma and Qualification

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Recognition procedure

Academic and professional recognition of foreign qualification in Latvia is ensured by the Academic Information Centre.

Academic recognition of foreign qualification is required if you wish to continue studies in Latvia (including PhD studies) or if you wish to work in Latvia and your emplyer requests academic recognition of your diploma

Professional recognition of foreign qualification is required if you wish to practise a profession which is among the regulated professions in Latvia

 

WHAT documents

Application, a copy of your passport, documents approving education and professional rights in profession, certificate from competent home institutions on rights to exercise profession, certificate on work experience in home state, a certificate of good conduct (doctors, nurses, dentists, midwives, pharmacists, architects, veterinary surgeons) not older than 3 months from date of submission of application. Documents which are not in Latvian should be translated into Latvian and should be legalised

WHERE to submit

Academic Information Centre

WHEN to submit

As requested by the Employer

WHO makes a decision

Competent Body for particular group of qualification

HOW LONG

4 months

 

Detailed information on professional recognition of foreign qualification