ProRecognition - Recognition Consulting is also available in China now

AHK Shanghai developed this new project in 2015, which is based on the worldwide-funded project "ProRecognition" by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. We offer Chinese professionals in the Greater China who have acquired their professional and vocational degrees, an individual initial recognition consultation for free, and facilitate their way as a specialist to Germany. We will give you all-round information and assist you by the application. During detailed consultation, you will receive a comprehensive overview of your available career opportunities.

ProRecognition international

Legal Validity of Recognition Act
Applications for Recognition
59 Days*
Average Processing Time
Positive Results of Recognition
* the above data originates from the whole Germany

Recognition Act of Federal Government

In Germany there are "regulated professions". For these occupations German and people with foreign nationalities are only allowed to work, if they gained a particular qualification. In Germany, among other professions in areas health and education (e.g. doctor, nurse or teachers) are regulated. It also applies to craft master, when they operate as independent entrepreneurs.

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German Industry & Commerce (Taicang) Ltd. for Mainland China, German Industry & Commerce Ltd. for Hong Kong and DEinternational Taiwan Ltd. are the service branches of the German Chamber Network in Greater China. Jointly, they are governed by the Board of Directors of German Industry and Commerce Greater China.

Under the umbrella of German Industry and Commerce Greater China and via the global brand DEinternational, the GIC branches offer companies uniformly consistent and extensive services throughout the Greater China region – with the high level of quality guaranteed by the German Chamber Network. Especially for SMEs this translates to customer focus, market expertise as well as transparency and usefulness of the worldwide network of German Chambers.

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German Industry & Commerce Greater China

29/F Gopher Center | No. 757 Mengzi Road 200023

Working Time:

Monday – Friday

9:00 – 12:00, 13:00 – 18:00 (Local Time)

closed on Weekends and national Holidays