In Switzerland there are regulated professions and non-regulated professions. Non-regulated professions do not require recognition of foreign qualifications. Anyone can practice these professions. In many cases, however, you can have this office evaluate your qualifications from a higher education institution abroad. This could help you find a job.
Examples of non-regulated professions include chemists and actors.
Regulated professions – recognition
Accelerated registration procedure
If you are a citizen of an EU or EFTA country and would like to work in Switzerland for a maximum of 90 days per year, you can benefit from the accelerated registration procedure for checking your foreign education and training.
People interested in studying or undertaking further education in Switzerland should make contact early with the higher education institution of interest. The university will let applicants know if their foreign qualifications are recognised.
Recognition of foreign qualifications in Switzerland (website available in German, French, Italian and Romansh)