The European Federation of Geologists (EFG) is an international not-for-profit association (Association Internationale Sans But Lucratif, AISBL) under Belgian law.


EFG has its headquarters at the following address:

European Federation of Geologists (EFG)
C/O Service Géologique de Belgique
Rue Jenner 13
1000 Brussels

Registration number: 687.495.220


EFG is committed to protecting your privacy. When we process personal data, we observe the rules laid down in the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679.


This privacy notice explains how we collect and use your personal data and which rights and options you have in this respect.


The following personal data is collected when you register in this application as a title holder or when you first apply to the European Geologist title: title, first name, last name, date of birth, place of birth, nationality, registration number, photograph, business address, home address, telephone number, fax, email, passport or national identity card details, academic qualifications, sectors of experience, publications, continuing professional development programmes, membership of other bodies and professional occupations.

Please note that the replies to these questions are mandatory for the evaluation of your application.


The recipients of your data will be the EFG Licensed Body members who will evaluate the quality of your application. Your data will be treated confidentially and will not be disclosed to third parties.


You have the right to access your personal data and the right to correct any inaccurate or incomplete personal data. If you have any queries concerning the processing of your personal data, you may address them to the EFG Office at


For more information you can also have a look at EFG’s privacy policy at