Welcome to the Certificate of Experience Website

Welcome to the UK NARIC portal for on-line applications for a Certificate of Experience.

The Certificate of Experience supports EU citizens with UK work experience to practice their trade in Europe. For full details about the content and use of the Certificate of Experience, please click on the following link:



The Certificate of Experience service is run by the UK NARICís Centre for Professional Qualifications, which manages the Assistance Centre for Directive 2005/36/EC and Directive 2013/55/EU (formerly the UK National Contact Point for Professional Qualifications - UK NCP) on behalf of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). As the Assistance Centre, managed by ECCTIS Ltd on behalf of the UK Government, we provide information and guidance pertaining to professional recognition in the EU.

To check whether you are eligible and to apply for a Certificate of Experience please click on the following link:


We will close for Christmas from Thursday 23rd December 2016 and will re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2017. No guarantee can be given that applications received after 9th December will be completed before the New Year.


Please contact the Certificate of Experience Team on the below listed contact details if you have any further queries.

Certificate of Experience
UK NARIC
Suffolk House,
68-70 Suffolk Road,
Cheltenham,
GL50 2ED
Tel: +44 (0)1242 258 608
Email: info@certex.org.uk