Recognation procedures for


  • Nurses

  • Midwife

  • Nursing assistants


  • Evidence of complete and completed professional training under the law of the State in which the training was received (diplomas, certificates or other evidence of formal qualifications)

  • Good knowledge of the German language

  • Equivalence of the training level according to German training and examination regulations

  • In case of questionable equivalence of the level of training, an equivalent level of knowledge must be demonstrated.


Required documents

The following documents are necessary for the application and must be submitted with the application:

  • Signed curriculum vitae with school and professional training in tabular form

  • Certified copy of birth certificate/marriage certificate

  •  Declaration for applications from abroad

  • Valid identity card (certified copy)

  • Proof that you have a good command of the German language, both written and spoken (Intermediate Level B2 course of the Goethe-Institut or a certificate corresponding to this language course)

  • Diploma - diploma - about your education in your home country (certified photocopy of the original and certified German translation)

  • EU certificate of conformity or overview of grades and subjects with details of the hours of training in your home country for each school year (certified photocopy of the originals and certified German translation)

  • Proof of practical activity in the respective profession (certified photocopy of the originals and certified German translation)

  • The following necessary documents may be submitted subsequently if it is established after verification that the level of training is equivalent: 

  • Certificate of good conduct, not older than 3 months, document type 0

  • Medical certificate of health suitability for the job, not older than 3 months


Authenticated documents:

Have your original documents and diplomas copied and authenticated at a German embassy or consulate in your home country. 

You send the certified copies to us in Germany so that we can take care of the sworn translation.