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Regulated professions

Architect, nurse, veterinary surgeon, baker, etc.: Prior to obtaining the recognition of your professional qualifications, find out about the conditions of access to a regulated profession in France.

Read our fact sheets, which are classified into activity domains.

Specific regulations in France

It is necessary to hold a professional title, professional qualifications and possibly a prior authorisation certifying a level of training and experience in order to practise certain professions in France. The fact sheets on regulated professions detail the procedures necessary for the recognition of professional qualifications as well as the regulations that apply to all these professions. To date, more than 250 professions are regulated. A fact sheet is available for each of them .

Should the fact sheet on your profession not be available, you could search the European database on regulated professions .