Once all necessary documents have been submitted, the notification is issued, as a rule, within three months. This time period may be extended if further information on the contents or duration of the foreign professional training program is required.
The notification lists the foreign qualifications acquired by the applicant and determines whether there are any substantial differences to the corresponding German qualification. If this is the case, the notification will include a detailed description of these differences. Here you can find samples of the recognition notifications [in German].
The notification gives the results of the assessment process in the following terms: