Professional qualifications and diplomas

You do not require a separate diploma or permit in order to establish a business in the Netherlands. However, you are only allowed to practise certain professions if you meet specific requirements. There are regulated professions and professions that are subject to certain professional competence requirements.

Check Business.gov.nl for more information about:

  • regulated professions in the Netherlands
  • recognition foreign diplomas and professions
  • professions subject to professional competence requirements
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