More and more qualified Brazilian professionals choose Portugal to live and work. In many cases it is necessary to revalidate the diploma of the higher education course to practice the profession in the country. Knowing this, we have developed a step by step that will help the professionals who make this decision.
First Step: the type of recognition of diplomas
Initially, it is necessary to keep in mind that not every course or profession is recognized in the same way. There are three types of differ in the level of depth of the analysis:
Automatic: there is a generic recognition of a foreign higher education degree or diploma that has the same level, objectives and nature as the Portuguese degrees of bachelor’s degree, master’s and doctorate degrees, or higher technical degrees Professional.
Level: the comparison, in an individualmanner, of the diploma or degree of education foreign superior with a level corresponding to a diploma or academic degree Portuguese.
Specific: ensures the validation of a foreign higher education degree or diploma identical to a degree academic or higher education diploma Portuguese. To do this, a analysis of the level, duration and programcontent of a given area of training, knowledge or specialty.
Each type of recognition is intended for a given purpose. Every case is a case. It is essential to keep in mind the goal of recognition and its specificities, so that you do not waste time and can realize your dreams more quickly. To do this, seek guidance from professionals with experience in this type of process.
Step 2: documents
In general, the:
History (higher education);
Menu/ programcontent of all subjects studied;
Statement with final classification of the course.
Important: It is whether there is any specificity required by the chosen university. Some courses in Portugal, for example, require that all pages of documents signed by the professional responsible for isising them.
Step 3: the choice and approval at the university
After choosing the university, you must submit to the exams and get approved. Here it is important to observe the equivalence of the curricula of the Brazilian college with the Portuguese college. The closer the resumes are, but chances of approval. The reverse is also true. Therefore it is necessary that the candidate is well oriented during the process, so that he does not go through the inconvenience of having the documentation disapproved and having to go back to the beginning, wasting time and financial investment.
4th Step: Enrollment in councils and class institutions
Approved revalidation, it’s time to sign up councils or class institutions. This will also vary depending on the course/profession. At this stage, it is possible for new documents to be requested. Like the whole process, good guidance is essential for this step to be overcome with agility, after all, not everyone has time to solve each of these bureaucratic backlogs.
For those who want to revalidate the higher education diploma it is never too early to start organizing. It is also important to have good guidance for this moment. Martins Castro Consultoria Internacional is a company with experience in the revalidation of diplomas and that can help you.new RDStationForms(‘forms_revalida-2020_blog-post-ee8d1ed3bb6b097af254’, ‘UA-132336059-1’).createForm();