Provisions On The Institutions That Issued To Citizens Of The Republic Of Latvia The Necessary Documents For The Recognition Of Professional Qualifications Abroad, And The Procedure For Service Of Documents

Original Language Title: Noteikumi par institūcijām, kas izsniedz Latvijas Republikas iedzīvotājiem nepieciešamos dokumentus viņu profesionālās kvalifikācijas atzīšanai ārvalstīs, un šo dokumentu izsniegšanas kārtību

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 128 in Riga in 2006 (February 14. 9. § 28) provisions on the institutions that served the people of the Republic of Latvia the necessary documents for the recognition of professional qualifications in foreign countries, and the procedure for the issue of documents issued in accordance with the law "About the regulated professions and the recognition of professional qualifications" article 56 eighth 1. provisions shall be determined by the competent authority, which shall be issued by the Republic of Latvia citizens the necessary documents for the recognition of professional qualifications in foreign countries (hereinafter referred to as the competent body), and the procedure for the issue of such documents. 2. The competent institution, in accordance with the regulations issued by the recognition of professional qualifications certificates of the Republic of Latvia, shall be issued by the regulated professions: 2.1 documents that certify the right of any person to operate a regulated profession in the Republic of Latvia, on the basis of relevant professional qualifications;
2.2. the documents which certify the person's professional experience in the Republic of Latvia to the regulated profession;
2.3. documents certifying that the person is not deprived of or limited rights to work in the Republic of Latvia to the regulated profession professional misconduct or a criminal offence. 3. the competent authority empowered by the laws in order to issue a certificate of recognition of professional qualifications in the Republic of Latvia of the regulated medical, sisters, midwife, dentist, pharmacist, architect and veterinary profession, issued documents that certify that a person has acquired the necessary education to perform professional activities in these professions in the Republic of Latvia, if: 3.1 persons education supporting documents are listed in the qualification, which the Republic of Latvia no longer grant;
3.2. personal education and professional qualifications in the supporting documents mentioned in qualification is granted after 1 May 2004, and its name is different from the profession referred to in this paragraph. 4. Institutions that law duly authorized to examine professional breaches, recognition of professional qualifications issued abroad required a certificate attesting that the person was not professional misconduct in regulated professions in Latvia. 5. the Interior Ministry Information Centre for the recognition of professional qualifications issued by foreign countries require a certificate stating that the person has not been the administrative offences and criminal sanctions in the Republic of Latvia. 6. the business register will be issued for the recognition of professional qualifications in foreign countries the necessary certificate to show that the person is not bankrupt. 7. Academic Information Centre for the recognition of professional qualifications issued in foreign countries the necessary certificate to show the professional experience and the right to operate the non-regulated professions in the Republic of Latvia, as well as certifying a person's education status in the Republic of Latvia. 8. for the recognition of professional qualifications abroad the necessary documents, a person shall submit a written application to the competent institution (demand). If necessary, the application shall be accompanied by a copy of the identity document, education and professional qualification certificate and the document referred to in these provisions necessary to getting the person in possession of the documents or their copies. Application (request): 8.1 the person's name and surname, place of residence or place of stay;
8.2. the profession in which a person is entitled to act in the Republic of Latvia (education, professional qualification documents, or other documents that confirm this right);
8.3. the objectives of the application document;
8.4. occupation of a foreign country in which professional activity required to receive document requested;
8.5. the institution to which the recognition of professional qualifications will be sent abroad the document. 9. the competent authority shall make the application of the person (the request) and of the documents accompanying the first check and make sure the person has submitted all the necessary documents. The competent institution may require the person to submit additional documents, where, on the basis of a personal application (request), and then add the information contained in the documents, it is not possible to prepare a person for the requested document. 10. the application of the Person (the request) and its attached document handling and issuance of the document concerned, the period is 15 days after the presentation of all the documents requested for the preparation of the document does not need to perform additional verification or to request additional information from other authorities. 11. If the competent authority to require additional verification or to request additional information, the competent institution shall inform the applicant and the requested document is issued within 30 days. If objective reasons the 30 day time limit cannot be met, it shall notify the applicant. 12. recognition of professional qualifications of Persons abroad documents needed a doctor, nurse, midwife, physician, pharmacist, dental, and veterinary medical profession of architect also includes a reference to the relevant provisions of European Union directives that correspond to the document issued by the competent institution. 13. the recognition of professional qualifications required for foreign service is a paid service. Fee for service is 50% of the national minimum wage for each document requested, if the legislation of a service as a free service, or the service not on the specific duty. Informative reference to European Union directives, the regulations include provisions resulting from: 1) Council of 21 December 1988 of Directive 89/48/EEC on a general system for the recognition of higher-education diplomas awarded on completion of professional education and training of at least three years;
2) Council of 18 June 1992 Directive 92/51/EEC on a second general vocational education and training system of recognition, supplementing Directive 89/48/EEC;
3) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 June 1999, Directive 99/42/EC on the recognition of qualifications mechanism in respect of the professional activities covered by the directives of liberalisation and transitional measures of General professional qualifications system;
4) Council of 22 March 1977 Directive 77/249/EEC to facilitate the free movement of services by lawyers for efficient use;

5) Council of 27 June 1977 Directive 77/452/EEC concerning the recognition of diplomas, certificates and other evidence of the formal qualifications of nurses responsible for general care, including measures to facilitate the effective right to start work in the profession and the freedom to provide services;
6) Council of 25 July 1978 directives 78/686/EEC on the recognition of diplomas, certificates and other evidence of formal qualifications mutual recognition of dentistry, including measures to facilitate the effective right to start work in the profession and the freedom to provide services;
7) Council on 18 December 1978 in directives 78/1026/EEC as regards the recognition of diplomas, certificates and other evidence of formal qualifications mutual recognition of veterinary medicine, including measures for the effective implementation of the right of establishment and freedom to provide services;
8) Council of 21 January 1980 of Directive 80/154/EEC concerning the mutual recognition of diplomas, certificates and other evidence of formal qualifications in midwifery and measures to promote the right of establishment and freedom to provide services for effective implementation;
9) Council of 10 June 1985 of Directive 85/384/EEC as regards the recognition of diplomas, certificates and other evidence of formal qualifications mutual recognition in architecture, including measures for the effective implementation of the right of establishment and freedom to provide services;
10) Council of 16 September 1985 of Directive 85/433/EEC concerning the recognition of diplomas, certificates and other evidence of formal qualifications on the mutual recognition of pharmacy, including measures to facilitate the right of free establishment effective implementation in respect of certain activities in the pharmaceutical sector;
11) Council on 5 April 1993 of Directive 93/16/EEC to facilitate the free movement of doctors and their diplomas, certificates and other formal qualifications mutual recognition. Prime Minister a. Halloween the Minister of education and science site-Welfare Minister d.-Staķ