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Counselling on recognition

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  • Have you acquired school, vocational or academic qualifications abroad and would like to exercise your profession/vocation in and around Munich?
  • Would you like to know whether your diploma or certificate can be or needs to be officially recognized here?

Then this is the right place for you!

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Our advisory services:

  • We provide advice on how to get your qualifications recognised.
  • We provide you with information about the authority responsible for handling recognition.
  • We help you prepare and complete your application.
  • Where necessary, we help you find your way through the recognition procedure.
  • We explain the authorities' response to your application and, where necessary, show you other alternatives.
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How to get advice:

To provide you with advice that meets all of your specific needs, we need some information about yourself and your qualification(s):

1. Please fill in the Advice form (PDF, 122 KB) and return it to us.

2. You will receive an e-mail confirming that we have received your form.

3. We will contact you.

Advice is free of charge and can be provided to you over the phone, in person or by e-mail.

Our advice is available to people who live in the City of Munich or in the surrounding region covered by the commuter rail (“S-Bahn”) system, and to people who want to work in Munich.


You can also feel free to call us at the following times:

Mondays:                    11:00 a.m.  –  12:00 noon

Thuesday:                     2:00 p.m.  –    3:00 p.m.

Wednesdays:                4:00 p.m.  –    5:00 p.m.

Thursdays:                  10:00 a.m.  –  11:00 a.m.

Would you like to work in other regions than Munich?

Please feel free to contact our colleagues:

For the Unterfranken, Oberfranken and Mittelfranken region Nuremberg

For all other regions in BavariaAugsburg  

Would you like to work in other regions than Bavaria?

Please contact an IQ counselling service in the federal state where you are planning to work, regardless of whether or not you already live in Germany.

Landeshauptstadt München

Abteilung Migration, Integration, Teilhabe
Servicestelle zur Erschließung ausländischer Qualifikationen/MigraNet

Franziskanerstraße 8
81669 München

089 233-40683