List of industries

Below is an overview of industries and sectors with regulated professions. If you wish to work in one of these professions, you need authorisation/recognition of your professional qualifications. This overview includes professions regulated by the Professional Qualifications Directive (2013/55/EU), and professions regulated by other directives.

The Norwegian Directorate for Higher Education and Skills is the Assistance Centre for the recognition of professional qualifications for professions that are regulated through Directive 2005/36/EF. We provide information on recognition of professional qualifications in Norway. Read more about the recognition of regulated professions

For most professions or trades, no specific recognition is required before you can start working in Norway. If you cannot find your profession in this list, you may not need recognition or authorisation. Read more about non-regulated professions.