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Practising a regulated profession in the Republic of Slovenia

A regulated profession or professional activity is a profession or activity the practise of which is subject to specific conditions (e.g. medical doctor, teacher, architect). In order to practise a regulated profession, certain legal conditions must be fulfilled and which may also cover specific professional qualifications (e.g. professional exams, internships, obtaining licenses, a certain amount of work experience). Each country has a publicly accessible national list of regulated professions.

All regulated professions and professional activities in the Republic of Slovenia are listed in the Register of regulated professions and professional activities in the Republic of Slovenia.

All persons wishing to practise a regulated profession in the Republic of Slovenia are advised to first contact the body competent for the particular profession, which may be a ministry, a chamber or other organisation that determines how the profession can be practised in Slovenia. These bodies are listed in the Register of regulated professions and professional activities in the Republic of Slovenia. The competent body will provide detailed information and instructions on the necessary steps and procedures.

The highest demand is for health care professionals (such as medical doctors and nurses). The Ministry of Health as the competent body can be contacted for additional information regarding these professions.

In the assessment of education, the ENIC-NARIC centre at the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport can issue an opinion on completed education that is part of the formal education system of an individual country.

You can find out whether an opinion issued by the ENIC-NARIC is required for the procedure of practising a regulated profession from the body regulating the specific profession. The holder of an education certificate may apply for an opinion on their education using Form V.

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