The Professional License

The license is a must to be able to ensure a guide is really an experienced professional

The Prefecture of your place of residence (art R221-1 , R 221-2 du code du tourisme) will grant you the professional licence on presentation of documents certifying the completed educational-qualification level (License Pro Guide Conferencier) .

The professional license is valid all over France and must be shown before entering any national museum Musee de France.It cans also be used to justify qualification in any European Union member state

Licenses may mention additional indications such as foreign languages or specialties