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Qualified outside the EU/EEA Member State
Qualified outside the EU or ETA member states Main text
The average processing time for applications is at least 4 months and it begins to run once Valvira has received all necessary documents. Professional practice rights decisions are subject to a fee, and the fee will be charged also from the rejected decisions. Half of the application processing fee will be charged for the cancelled application.
Qualifications from the United Kingdom?
- If you have a diploma issued in the UK before (and up to) 31 December 2020: Select "Qualified in EU/EEA Member State".
- If you have a diploma issued in the UK from 1 January 2021 (and after): Select "Qualified outside the EU and EEA Member State".
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Medical laboratory technologist
Practical nurse for social and health care