Are you a national of a country outside the European Union - Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland? If you  obtained a capacity equivalent to that of chartered accountant in your country of origin, you can obtain the capacity of chartered accountant in Belgium - if your country of origin recognises the Belgian capacity (reciprocity). If your country of origin does not have a system of reciprocity with the Belgian capacity, you must apply for an equivalence decision for your diploma from one of the following communities (depending on your place of residence):

Advice: check beforehand with the Belgian Assistance Centre for the Recognition of Professional Qualifications whether you will be treated as a citizen of the European Union. There are several European directives that allow you to be equated with a national of a Member State (for example, as the spouse of a national of a Member State).

Last update
27 October 2020