If admitted and having completed the degree you applied with in any of the African Countries, Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan or Sri Lanka, carefully read the instructions as you must follow a certain process for document authentication.

If the original documents are not issued in English, official translations must always be submitted as well.

 

ALL AFRICAN COUNTRIES

Transcript of Records

An official Transcript of Records must be mailed to LUT Admissions Services directly by the awarding university.

  • The Transcript of Records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer.
  • An officially certified copy for the original Transcript of Records mailed by the university is not accepted as the Transcript of Records must be an official one.
  • The envelope must be sealed with an official stamp of the university across the back flap of the envelope, while any generic stamps like "sealed" are not accepted.   

Degree Certificate

The copy for the Degree Certificate must be either officially certified by the awarding university or legalised.

  • The document can be mailed by the applicant or the university.

 

BANGLADESH

Degree Certificate
Transcript of Records

The copies for your Degree Certificate and Transcript of Records must be officially certified by the Consular and Welfare Wing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh.

  • Every non-blank side of each page for all the copies must carry the original verification stamp and signature of an official at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh.
  • Both the Degree Certificate and Transcript of Records must be awarded by the main university or a college with the degree-awarding status, while documents awarded by affiliated colleges are not accepted.
  • The officially certified copies for Transcript of Records and Degree Certificate to be mailed by the applicant.

 

CHINA

One of the following methods must be followed for document authentication.

Option 1

Degree Certificate
Transcript of Records

The copies for your Degree Certificate and Transcript of Records must be officially certified by Notary Public and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in China.

  • Some of the local Notary Publics are offering Diplomatic Notary Services as well.
  • The officially certified copies and official translations for Transcript of Records and Degree Certificate to be mailed by the applicant.
     

Option 2

Degree Certificate

Apply to

for a verification report of your Degree Certificate in English and request it to be e-mailed to LUT Admissions Services at admission@lut.fi.

Transcript of Records

Apply to

for a verification report of your Transcript of Records in English and request it to be e-mailed to LUT Admissions Services at admission@lut.fi.

 

INDIA

Transcript of Records

An official Transcript of Records must be mailed to LUT Admissions Services directly by the awarding university.

  • The Transcript of Records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer.
  • An officially certified copy for the original Transcript of Records mailed by the university will not be accepted as the Transcript of Records must be an official one.
  • The envelope must be sealed with an official stamp of the university across the back flap of the envelope, while any generic stamps like "sealed" are not accepted.

The student may also mail the document if it has been placed in a university envelope which is sealed with the official stamp of the university as explained above. The seal must not be broken at any time.

  • The Transcript of Records may be awarded either by the main university or college (autonomous or affiliated).   

Degree Certificate

The copy for the Degree Certificate must be either officially certified by the awarding university or legalised.

  • The Degree Certificate must always be awarded by the main university while Degree Certificate awarded by an affiliated college will not be accepted.
  • The document can be mailed by the applicant or the university.

 

INDONESIA

Transcript of Records

An official Transcript of Records must be mailed to LUT Admissions Services directly by the awarding university.

  • The Transcript of Records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer.
  • An officially certified copy for the original Transcript of Records mailed by the university is not accepted as the Transcript of Records must be an official one.
  • The envelope must be sealed with an official stamp of the university across the back flap of the envelope, while any generic stamps like "sealed" are not accepted.   

Degree Certificate

The copy for the Degree Certificate must be either officially certified by the awarding university or legalised.

  • The document can be mailed by the applicant or the university.

 

IRAN

Degree Certificate
Transcript of Records

Official translations for Degree Certificate and Transcript of Records must be certified by the Ministry of Justice of Iran.

Documents certified by the Ministry of Justice of Iran must be legalised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran.

Documents legalised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran must be legalised by Embassy of Finland, Tehran.
Further information: Legalisation of documents by Embassy of Finland in Tehran

  • All these copies for the educational documents must bear the original stamps of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran and the Finnish Embassy in Tehran.
  • Copies for the educational documents - even if officially certified – are not accepted.
  • Contact the Finnish Embassy for detailed instructions regarding to how the documents are required to be handed over to them for the process.
  • The documents to be mailed by the applicant.

 

MALAYSIA

Transcript of Records

An official Transcript of Records must be mailed to LUT Admissions Services directly by the awarding university.

  • The Transcript of Records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer.
  • An officially certified copy for the original Transcript of Records mailed by the university is not accepted as the Transcript of Records must be an official one.
  • The envelope must be sealed with an official stamp of the university across the back flap of the envelope, while any generic stamps like "sealed" are not accepted.   

Degree Certificate

The copy for the Degree Certificate must be either officially certified by the awarding university or legalised.

  • The document can be mailed by the applicant or the university.

 

NEPAL

Transcript of Records

An official Transcript of Records must be mailed to LUT Admissions Services directly by the awarding university.

  • The Transcript of Records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer.
  • An officially certified copy for the original Transcript of Records mailed by the university will not be accepted as the Transcript of Records must be an official one.
  • The envelope must be sealed with an official stamp of the university across the back flap of the envelope, while any generic stamps like "sealed" are not accepted.

The student may also mail the document if it has been placed in a university envelope which is sealed with the official stamp of the university as explained above. The seal must not be broken at any time.

  • The Transcript of Records must be be awarded by the main university or college with the degree-awarding status, while documents awarded by affiliated colleges are not accepted. 

Degree Certificate

The copy for the Degree Certificate must be either officially certified by the awarding university or legalised.

  • The Degree Certificate must always be awarded by the main university or college with a degree-awarding status while a Degree Certificate awarded by an affiliated college is not accepted.
  • The document can be mailed by the applicant or the university.

 

PAKISTAN

Degree Certificate
Transcript of Records

Copies taken from the original Degree Certificate and Transcript of Records must be certified by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan (HEC).

  • Every non-blank side of each page for all the copies must carry the original attestation stamp and signature of an HEC official.
  • Copies for HEC attested copies are not accepted.
  • Copies for educational documents certified by HEC before September 20, 2009 are not accepted as the copies must be verifiable from the HEC online service.
  • Both the Degree Certificate and the Transcript of Records must be awarded by the main university or college with a degree-awarding status while documents awarded by an affiliated college is not accepted.

 

SRI LANKA

Transcript of Records

An official Transcript of Records must be mailed to LUT Admissions Services directly by the awarding university.

  • The Transcript of Records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer.
  • An officially certified copy for the original Transcript of Records mailed by the university is not accepted as the Transcript of Records must be an official one.
  • The envelope must be sealed with an official stamp of the university across the back flap of the envelope, while any generic stamps like "sealed" are not accepted.   

Degree Certificate

The copy for the Degree Certificate must be either officially certified by the awarding university or legalised.

  • The document can be mailed by the applicant or the university.