Procedure For The Recognition Of Professional Qualifications For Permanent Professional Activities In The Republic Of Latvia

Original Language Title: Kārtība profesionālās kvalifikācijas atzīšanai pastāvīgai profesionālajai darbībai Latvijas Republikā

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No 525 Riga, July 19, 2005 (pr. No. 42) the procedure for the recognition of professional qualifications for permanent professional activities in the Republic of Latvia in accordance with the law "About the regulated professions and the recognition of professional qualifications" in article 36, paragraph 8, article 43, first and second subparagraph and article 57, first paragraph, point 1 1. determines the procedure: 1.1., the applicant shall submit any information the institution of recognition of professional qualifications for the issue of certificates of the necessary documents;
1.2. what information in the institution and the institution which issued the certificate of recognition of professional qualifications for regulated professions in the field of activity concerned (hereinafter referred to as the authority which issues the certificate of recognition), consider the applicant's documents submitted for the recognition of professional qualifications for permanent professional activities in the Republic of Latvia to the regulated profession in the application of the General system for the recognition of professional qualifications, the special system for the recognition of professional qualifications or recognition of professional qualifications on the basis of the applicant's professional experience;
1.3. any institution which issues the certificate of recognition, a decision on the applicant's professional qualifications recognition or non-recognition. 2. These provisions shall not apply where the Republic of Latvia in international agreements binding upon certain other foreign countries for the recognition of professional qualifications. 3. for the recognition of professional qualifications and vocational qualifications certificate applicant information institution presented identity documents and submit to: 3.1 a copy of identity document;
3.2. the application;
3.3. documents certifying the profession specified in the corresponding application to the education and professional qualifications (originals or duly certified institution of information or notarized copies);
3.4. the competent authority of the home State-issued documents (originals) proving the applicant's right to carry out professional activity in the profession or professional experience in the host country — cases that are defined by law "for the regulated professions and the recognition of professional qualifications";
3.5. documents proving the law of procedure shall pay the expenses related to the person of the recognition of professional qualifications, the said payment. 4. Documents for the recognition of professional qualifications, the applicant shall submit the original language in the national language or with a certified translation into the State language. 5. The relevant regulated profession in the Republic of Latvia of information identified in the applicant's submission, the institution carried out and of the documents accompanying the first check and make sure that the applicant has provided complete submissions and this provision referred to in paragraph 3. 6. If the institution determines that the application is completed in full, not submitted all the required documents for the recognition of professional qualifications or the documents submitted by the applicant requires a translation into an official language, it shall inform the applicant of the deficiencies found and the inevitable. 7. If the applicant's application is filled in completely and submitted all the required documents, the institution shall register the applicant in the application submitted and the application in the register (hereinafter register of applications) and assess the applicant's submissions and the documents annexed thereto. 8. the information submitted by the applicant, the institution compared in the educational and professional qualifications of the documents certifying education and practical training in the Republic of Latvia with the length requirements for the acquisition of professional qualifications in regulated professions concerned and prepare a statement of the applicant's educational and professional qualifications in the Republic of Latvia compliance requirements (hereinafter information institution certificate). 9. Information that the institutions referred to in paragraph 8 of the statement and the applicant's application with accompanying documents transmitted for consideration and decision making body issuing the certificate of recognition of professional qualifications for regulated professions concerned. 10. the institution of information this provision 9. documents listed the institution issuing the certificates of recognition, transfers the following time limits: 10.1. one and a half month after the registration of the applicant's application, if the applicant wishes to carry out professional activities regulated professions in which professional qualifications recognised by applying a special system for the recognition of professional qualifications;

10.2. within two months after submission of the applicant's registration where the applicant wishes to carry out professional activities regulated professions in which professional qualifications recognised through the application of the General system for the recognition of professional qualifications, or on the basis of the applicant's professional experience. 11. the institution issuing the certificates of recognition from the authorities examined the application, the applicant received the documents annexed thereto, as well as to evaluate the information the information provided in the certificate of the institution. 12. If the documents submitted by the applicant certifying the applicant's educational and professional qualifications in compliance with the law "on the regulated professions and the recognition of professional qualifications" requirements of the professional qualification or relevant regulated profession in complement (if compliance is partial) with documents certifying professional experience in the profession of the applicant's home country and the information is not specified in the certificate of the institution of significant differences, the institution issuing the certificates of recognition shall take a decision on the recognition of professional qualifications. 13. paragraph 12 of these rules in the case of the institution issuing the certificates of recognition, prepare a certificate of recognition of professional qualifications or the law "For the regulated professions and the recognition of professional qualifications" in article 41, second paragraph, the requirements of the appropriate document certifying the applicant's right to carry out professional activities in the regulated profession in the Republic of Latvia. 14. The rules referred to in paragraph 13 of the document of the time and place of receipt specified in the decision on the recognition of professional qualifications. 15. the institution issuing the certificates of recognition, 12 of these rules the decision referred to in paragraph shall send information to the institution that registers the application of the decisions of the registry and shall notify the applicant in writing. The notification shall be accompanied by the original of the decision. 16. If the documents submitted by the applicant certifying the applicant's educational and professional qualifications of the partial compliance with the law "on the regulated professions and the recognition of professional qualifications" requirements of the professional qualification concerned the regulated professions and institutions of inquiry information contains important differences, the institution issuing the certificates of recognition, shall decide on: 16.1. in addition to the necessary educational content and duration, if the applicant wishes to carry out professional activities regulated professions in which professional qualifications recognised by applying a special system for the recognition of professional qualifications;
16.2. an adaptation period or an aptitude test in accordance with the law "About the regulated professions and the recognition of professional qualifications ', if the applicant wishes to carry out professional activities regulated professions in which professional qualifications recognised through the application of the General system for the recognition of professional qualifications, or on the basis of the applicant's professional experience. 17. paragraph 16 of these rules the decisions referred to in the institution issuing the certificates of recognition, also indicate the following: 17.1 of the body (or bodies, if the choice is possible) in Latvia in which applicants can gain additional necessary education or sort the aptitude test;
17.2. the specialists in Latvia the applicant may work under the supervision of the adaptation period;
17.3. the applicant's right to choose an adaptation period or an aptitude test. If, in accordance with the laws on the recognition of professional qualifications in the field of law the applicant has no choice, specify information for a compulsory aptitude test or adaptation period and reasons for limiting this right. 18. the document submitted by the applicant do not certify the applicant's educational and professional qualifications in compliance with the law "on the regulated professions and the recognition of professional qualifications" requirements of the professional qualification, the relevant regulated profession in which the recognition of professional qualifications, the General system for the recognition of professional qualifications, and the institution of information certificate, the institution issuing the certificate of recognition, a decision on non-recognition of professional qualifications and the decision indicates additional required educational content and duration , information on institutions (or, if the choice is possible), where you can get the education, and the order in which the applicant can instantly sort tests to prove that he is a professional activity in the relevant regulated profession in the Republic of Latvia the necessary knowledge that is not evidence she presented staff and supporting documents. 19. the institution issuing the certificates of recognition, that rule 16 and 18 of that decision, send the information to the institution that registers the application of decisions taken by the registry and shall notify the applicant in writing of the notification of the decision, adding the original. 20. The date on which the institution of information forwarded to the applicant written notice of that rule 16, 18 or 21. decision referred to in paragraph 1, the register shall indicate in the application on the applicant's application for review, the closing day. 21. If the applicant has complied with the rule in paragraph 16 or 18 requirements and submitted the requirements of formal institution, which issued the certificates of recognition, the said institution shall evaluate this month and claims: If the rating is positive 21.1, shall take a decision on the recognition of professional qualifications of the applicant and shall notify the applicant in writing;

21.2. If the assessment is negative, it shall take a decision on the applicant's non-recognition of professional qualifications, and shall notify the applicant in writing. 22. This rule 21.1. in the case referred to in subparagraph body issuing the certificate of recognition, prepare a certificate of recognition of professional qualifications or the law "For the regulated professions and the recognition of professional qualifications" in the second subparagraph of article 41 of the document certifying the applicant's right to carry out professional activities in the regulated profession in question in the Republic of Latvia, and this document shall be issued to the applicant. 23. the institution issuing the certificates of recognition, this provision paragraph 21 of the decision referred to in the information sent to the European institutions. The institution of information that decision shall be recorded in the register of applications to ensure the accumulation of statistical information about applicants that the recognition of professional qualifications is in the process of a law "on the regulated professions and the recognition of professional qualifications" of the additional requirement. 24. decisions adopted by the institutions and bodies of information that shall be issued a certificate of recognition, the applicant can appeal to the administrative procedure law. Prime Minister a. Halloween, Minister of education and science Druviet of I.