Architects (EU/EEA Countries/Switzerland) – Service Providers
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EU/EEA nationals who are licensed to practice as an architect in their home countries may, under certain conditions, be entiteled to provide temporary and occasional services regulated by section 2 ZTG in Austria if there are no reasons for exclusion regulated by section 4 paragraph 3 ZTG.
Swiss nationals and EU/ EEA nationals are deemed to be equivalent concerning licensing to practice their professions.
- EU/EEA or Swiss nationality;
- an establishment in another EU/EEA member state or in Switzerland;
- the service provider must have been licensed to work as an architect or chartered engineering consultant in her/his home country. If the profession is not regulated in the host country, the requesting party has to provide proof, that he/she praticed in the profession for at least one year during the last ten years;
- Certificate, that the education corresponds with Annex V, 5.7.1 of Directive 2005/36/EG on the recognition of professional qualifications;
The service provider has to inform the service recipient when concluding the contract about:
- His/her registration number from the competent authority of his home member state;
- Name and address of the competent authority;
- Name of the professional chamber or comparable organisation where she/he is registered;
- Occupational titel or certificate of qualification;
- The purchase tax identification number;
- Details about the coverage of his/ her professional liability insurance.
No special deadlines need to be observed.
Registration with the Chamber of Civil Engineers is not required.
A registration at the competent authority is not necessary.
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