Welcome to the Certificate of Experience Website

Welcome to the UK Centre for Professional Qualifications 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:

Following the UK's departure from the European Union, please email [email protected] before making an application so that we can advise you whether to proceed.

The Certificate of Experience service is run by the ECCTIS Ltds UK Centre for Professional Qualifications, which manages the National 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). As the UKs National 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:

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

Certificate of Experience
Suffolk House
68-70 Suffolk Road
Glos GL50 2ED
Tel: +44 (0)1242 258 608
Email: [email protected]