Educational rehabilitator profession

First option – FREEDOM TO PROVIDE CROSS-BORDER SERVICES

If you are established in an EU/EEA country, you have freedom to provide services on a temporary and occasional basis, without obligation of establishment in Croatia, a mandatory membership in a chamber branch and without a prior check.

An online declaration is sent in the mentioned case to the Point of Single Contact or directly to the competent authority at komora.er@gmail.com, along with a photo or a scan of the following information, or documents (signed, without a stamp):

  • proof of citizenship
  • proof of establishment in a Member State of establishment to pursue the educational rehabilitator profession as well as proof that there is no ban on pursuing of the profession at the time of issuing the certificate
  • proof of professional qualifications
  • proof that the applicant pursued the educational rehabilitator profession for at least 2 out of 10 previous years, in case the profession is not regulated in the Member State of establishment
  • Clean criminal record certificate, or a proof that there was no temporary or permanent withdrawal of authorisation to practice the educational rehabilitator profession
  • adequate proof that the applicant has the required level of Croatian language proficiency for the requirements of pursuing the educational rehabilitator profession in the Republic of Croatia (C1 minimum)

Second option: FREEDOM TO ESTABLISH

If you are established in an EU/EEA country, you as a physical or legal person have the freedom to provide services on a permanent basis, provided that you register an establishment, enter in the Directory of the Croatian Chamber of Educational Rehabilitators and obtain approval for independent work.

The conditions for entry in the Directory of the Croatian Chamber of Educational Rehabilitators and obtaining of the approval for independent work:

  • capacity for work
  • finished master’s degree of defectology, or bachelor’s or master’s degree in educational rehabilitation in the Republic of Croatia or a recognized foreign professional qualification for performing a regulated profession – educational rehabilitator
  • passed professional exam or state professional exam or over 20 years of work experience in the profession
  • citizenship of the EU/EEA
  • spoken and written knowledge of the Croatian language

Necessary documents:

  • completed and self-signed application form
  • certified copy of diploma
  • proof of passed professional exam or national professional exam
  • proof of citizenship
  • copy of a document from which the identity of the person is evident (ID card, passport)
  • self-signed agreement on the payment of the membership fee
  • self-signed Statement of compliance with the Code of Ethics of educational rehabilitators
  • electronic record of data recorded in the registry of the Croatian Pension Insurance Institute
  • proof of payment of the costs of the proceedings (HRK 300)

Recognition of qualifications

A request for recognition of qualifications is submitted at komora.er@gmail.com along with the following documents according to the general system:

  • proof of citizenship
  • proof of qualifications
  • proof of payment of the costs of the proceedings (HRK 1.000)

Fees

HRK 300 for inscription

HRK 50 for monthly membership fee

HRK 1.000 for the recognition of foreign professional qualifications

Payment via online banking

IBAN: HR5423600001102266561

Reference number: HR00

Personal identification number (Croatian: OIB):  42437000303

User: Hrvatska komora edukacijskih rehabilitatora


Prijava

komora.er@gmail.com (e-address for sending photographed or scanned documents; signed, without a stamp)

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Competent authority and regulations

Ministry of Labour, Pension System, Family and Social Policy

Ulica grada Vukovara 78, 10 000 Zagreb

+385 1 555 7039

info@mrosp.hr

Croatian Chamber of Educational Rehabilitators

Nad lipom 13/1, 10 000 Zagreb

+385 91 454 0054

komora.er@gmail.com

Law on Educational and Rehabilitational Activity (OG 124/11, 16/19)

Statute of the Croatian Chamber of Educational Rehabilitators

Regulation on Public Registers and Records of the Croatian Chamber of Educational Rehabilitators

Regulation on Issuing, Renewing and Revoking the License for Independent Work of Educational Rehabilitators

Regulation on the Content, Deadlines and Procedure for Professional Training and Verification of Skills of Educational Rehabilitators

Amendments to the Regulation on the Content, Deadlines and Procedure for Professional Training and Verification of Skills of Educational Rehabilitators

Regulation on the Work of the Croatian Chamber of Educational Rehabilitators

Decision on the amendments to the Regulation on the Work of the Regional Councils of the Croatian Chamber of Educational Rehabilitators

Regulation on the Compensation for Working in Institutions, Fees and Travel Expenses of the Croatian Chamber of Educational Rehabilitators

Regulation on the Structure and Operation of the Management Board

Regulation on the Identification Card of the Member of the Chamber

Regulation on the Work of the Regional Councils of the Croatian Chamber of Educational Rehabilitators

Regulation on the Work of Permanent Commissions

Regulation on Conditions for Recognition of Foreign Professional Qualifications for preforming a Regulated Profession – Educational Rehabilitator with the purpose of Establishment in the Republic of Croatia (OG 79/2019)


Authorization

Decision on issuing a permit for independent work

Deadline: 30 days


Legal remedies

No appeal is allowed against this decision, but an administrative dispute may be initiated by a lawsuit before the competent Administrative Court of the Republic of Croatia (Zagreb, Osijek, Rijeka, Split) within 30 days from the date of delivery of this decision.

Last updated on: 24th November 2021

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