Pursuant to EU Directive 2005/36/EC, a profession is said to be regulated when access and exercise is subject to the possession of a specific professional qualification (evidence of formal qualifications, certificate of competence and/or professional experience) attained in another Member State.
Regulated professions in Italy are included in a special list in the Website "Impresa in un giorno" laying down, in alphabetical order, all regulated professions according to:
- Italian legislation;
- The competent Italian authority;
- Information on the recognition procedure and related forms.
Regulated professions in other EU Member States, the European Economic Area (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) and Switzerland and the relevant authorities are listed in the European Commission website.