Recognition of a teaching qualification from the EEA

Do you want to teach in Flanders and did you obtain a teaching qualification in the EEA? You can apply for professional recognition of your teaching qualification. This free procedure allows you to transfer your teaching competence from an EEA country to Flanders.


How long does it take?

Efforts are taken to process your file within 2 months. This period starts from the date of submission of the required documents.


How to apply for professional recognition?

Fill in the doc fileApplication for the professional recognition of a foreign higher education diploma (270 KB) and send it together with the required supporting documents to


Where should you apply for the professional recognition?

Applications for the professional recognition of teaching qualifications are processed by AgODi since the 1st of March 2017.

If you need more information, you can contact:

Liselotte Marnef
Peggy Michiels
AgODi – Agentschap voor Onderwijsdiensten
Afdeling Advies en Ondersteuning Onderwijspersoneel
Telephone: 02 553 65 29