The Croatian Chamber of Electrical Engineers, pursuant to the Act on Chamber of Architects and Chambers of Civil Engineers and Physical Planning (Official Gazette of the Republic of Croatia No. 78/15) and the Act on Physical Planning and Building Tasks and Activities (Official Gazette of the Republic of Croatia No. 78/15), is the competent authority for the recognition of foreign professional qualifications and issuing certificates for occasional or temporary performance of work in the Republic of Croatia.
The procedure and the determination of the conditions for the recognition of foreign professional qualifications is performed in a manner stipulated by the Act on Regulated Professions and the Recognition of Professional Qualifications (Official Gazette of the Republic of Croatia No. 82/15) and the Ordinance on the Conditions and Procedure for the Temporary or Occasional Provision of Services and the Recognition of Foreign Professional Qualifications.
The Croatian Chamber of Electrical Engineers carries out the procedure for the recognition of professional qualifications for the performance of the regulated professions:
- chartered electrical engineer, i.e. (chartered designers and supervising engineers)
- work site manager
- performance manager
The candidate’s qualifications for the performance of the regulated profession are evaluated in the procedure for the recognition of professional qualifications. Professional qualifications include the completeness of the professional, that is, university education and professional qualifications in the EU, EEA or Switzerland; based on which an individual is awarded the right to perform a certain profession (occupation) in the EU, EEA or Switzerland.
Based on a comparison of the candidate's qualifications with the qualifications that are required to perform a certain regulated profession by the regulations of the Republic of Croatia, the Croatian Chamber of Electrical Engineers can assess whether or not the candidate's qualifications are satisfactory.
The physical person who in their domicile country has the right to perform design and/or professional supervision activities of construction, construction manager, performance manager, project manager and activities of testing and previous research has the right to permanently perform these activities in the Republic of Croatia assuming reciprocity in the capacity of a chartered professional under the same conditions as a chartered engineer, chartered construction manager, that is, chartered performance manager, project manager, person authorised to conduct testing and previous research, provided that they have the professional qualifications necessary to perform these activities in accordance with a special act governing the recognition of foreign professional qualifications and other special regulations, and shall be entered into the Directory of foreign chartered engineers.
The assumption of reciprocity does not apply to citizens of the European Economic Area Contracting States (hereinafter: EEA) and the Member States of the World Trade Organization.
With the entry into the Directory of foreign chartered engineers, an individual becomes a member of the Croatian Chamber of Electrical Engineers with all the rights and obligations of the member. They shall conduct themselves in accordance with the Statute of the CCEE, the Code of professional ethics of the CCEE and in accordance with regulations and other general acts that are valid in the Republic of Croatia.
The Croatian Chamber of Electrical Engineers is the competent authority for issuing certificates for occasional or temporary performance of work in the capacity of a responsible person of an electrical engineering profession in the Republic of Croatia. Prior to issuing the certificate, the chartered professional shall submit a statement to the Chamber and pass the procedure of verifying foreign professional qualifications, and the person is entered into the Chamber register.
The requests for the recognition of foreign professional qualifications, the statement and the request for entry into the Directory of foreign chartered professionals may be found at the following link: http://www.hkie.hr/operativne-informacije-komore/obrasci/
Data necessary for international payments:
HRVATSKA KOMORA INZENJERA ELEKTROTEHNIKE
ULICA GRADA VUKOVARA 271/III
ZAGREBACKA BANKA D.D.
TRG JOSIPA JELACICA 10
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