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The information available at the moment was for the previous application period. 
The updated eligibility requirements plus all the other information for the next application period will be published at the end of September 2019.

Country-Specific Document Requirements
for Document Authentication

Whenever the degree you are applying with has been awarded in a country listed below, you must pay special attention to the documentation before uploading them to your online application form and mailing them to LUT University, as there are special requirements included.

There will be no exceptions made to the following requirements.
 

Bangladesh India Nigeria
Cameroon Indonesia Pakistan
China Iran South Africa
Eritrea Kenya Sudan
Ethiopia Malaysia Tanzania
Ghana Nepal Uganda

 


 






 

 

Bangladesh

If your degree has been/will be awarded in Bangladesh

Degree Certificate (DC) and Transcript of Records (ToR)
The copies for your DC and ToR have to 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 DC and ToR have to be awarded by the main university or a college with the degree-awarding status. Documents awarded by affiliated colleges are not accepted.

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

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Cameroon

If your degree has been/will be awarded in Cameroon

Transcript of Records (ToR)
An official ToR must be mailed to LUT University / Admissions Services directly by the awarding university in a sealed envelope. Note: An officially certified copy for the original ToR mailed by the university will not be accepted; the ToR has to be an official one.

In addition, you must upload either a student copy of your ToR or, a scanned copy for your original ToR to your online application form.

Degree Certificate (DC)
The copy for the DC has to be either officially certified by the awarding university or legalised. For detailed instructions, please see the previous page Document Authentication.

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

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China

If your degree has been/will be awarded in China

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

OPTION 1

Degree Certificate (DC) and Transcript of Records (ToR):
The copies for your DC and ToR have to be officially certified by Notary Public and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in China. Please find a list for agencies offering Diplomatic Notary Services – some of them are offering both local and Diplomatic Notary Services.

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

OPTION 2

Degree Certificate (DC):
The copy for your DC must be officially certified with the awarding university's original stamp and an original signature of the certifying officer.

In addition, you must submit your DC to the CDGDC (China Academic Degree and Graduate Education Development Center, 教育部学位与研究生教育发展中心) for verification. The CDGDC will only give an electronic verification report in Chinese. Request the CDGDC to e-mail the verification report for your DC to LUT Admissions Services at admission@lut.fi.

Transcript of Records (ToR):
The copy for your ToR must be officially certified with the awarding university's original stamp and an original signature of the certifying officer.

In addition, you must submit your ToR to CHESICC (China Higher Education Student Information and Career Center) for verification. The CHESICC will give an electronic verification report in English. Request CHESICC to e-mail the verification report for your ToR to LUT University / Admissions Services at admission@lut.fi.

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

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Eritrea

If your degree has been/will be awarded in Eritrea

Transcript of Records (ToR)
An official ToR must be mailed to LUT University / Admissions Services directly by the awarding university in a sealed envelope. Note: An officially certified copy for the original ToR mailed by the university will not be accepted; the ToR has to be an official one.

In addition, you must upload either a student copy of your ToR or, a scanned copy for your original ToR to your online application form.

Degree Certificate (DC)
The copy for the DC has to be either officially certified by the awarding university or legalised. For detailed instructions, please see the previous page Document Authentication.

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

 

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Ethiopia

If your degree has been/will be awarded in Ethiopia

Transcript of Records (ToR)
An official ToR must be mailed to LUT University / Admissions Services directly by the awarding university in a sealed envelope. Note: An officially certified copy for the original ToR mailed by the university will not be accepted; the ToR has to be an official one.

In addition, you must upload either a student copy of your ToR or, a scanned copy for your original ToR to your online application form.

Degree Certificate (DC)
The copy for the DC has to be either officially certified by the awarding university or legalised. For detailed instructions, please see the previous page Document Authentication.

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

 

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Ghana

If your degree has been/will be awarded in Ghana

Transcript of Records (ToR)
An official ToR must be mailed to LUT University / Admissions Services directly by the awarding university in a sealed envelope. Note: An officially certified copy for the original ToR mailed by the university will not be accepted; the ToR has to be an official one.

In addition, you must upload either a student copy of your ToR or, a scanned copy for your original ToR to your online application form.

Degree Certificate (DC)
The copy for the DC has to be either officially certified by the awarding university or legalised. For detailed instructions, please see the previous page Document Authentication.

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

 

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India

If your degree has been/will be awarded in India

Transcript of Records (ToR)
An official ToR and official, individual Mark Sheets/Result Cards from each semester must be mailed to LUT University / Admissions Services directly by the awarding university in a sealed envelope.

If the university does not re-issue official ToR and Mark Sheets/Result Cards, photocopies for the originals have to be officially certified either by the Controller of Examinations or the Registrar's Office at the university and placed in a sealed envelope. You may mail the sealed envelope to LUT University / Admissions Services with the rest of your application documents without breaking the seal.

ToR and Mark Sheets/Result Cards may be awarded either by the main university or college (autonomous or affiliated).

Degree Certificate (DC)
The copy for the DC has to be either officially certified by the awarding university or legalised. For detailed instructions, please see the previous page Document Authentication.

Degree Certificates must always be awarded by the main university.

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

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Indonesia

If your degree has been/will be awarded in Indonesia

Transcript of Records (ToR)
An official ToR must be mailed to LUT University / Admissions Services directly by the awarding university in a sealed envelope. Note: An officially certified copy for the original ToR mailed by the university will not be accepted; the ToR has to be an official one.

In addition, you must upload either a student copy of your ToR or, a scanned copy for your original ToR to your online application form.

Degree Certificate (DC)
The copy for the DC has to be either officially certified by the awarding university or legalised. For detailed instructions, please see the previous page Document Authentication.

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

 

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Iran

If your degree has been/will be awarded in Iran

Degree Certificate (DC) and Transcript of Records (ToR)
Official translations for DC and ToR must be certified by the Ministry of Justice.

Copies certified by the Ministry of Justice must be legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Iran and the Finnish Embassy in Tehran. All these copies must have the original stamp given by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Iran and the Finnish Embassy in Tehran while copies for these documents – even if officially certified – are not accepted.

An original and official ToR issued in English by the university is accepted if the ToR is mailed to LUT University / Admissions Services directly by the university in a sealed envelope. The university may also give you the sealed envelope to be forwarded to LUT with the rest of your application documents without breaking the seal.

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Kenya

If your degree has been/will be awarded in Kenya

Transcript of Records (ToR)
An official ToR must be mailed to LUT University / Admissions Services directly by the awarding university in a sealed envelope. Note: An officially certified copy for the original ToR mailed by the university will not be accepted; the ToR has to be an official one.

In addition, you must upload either a student copy of your ToR or, a scanned copy for your original ToR to your online application form.

Degree Certificate (DC)
The copy for the DC has to be either officially certified by the awarding university or legalised. For detailed instructions, please see the previous page Document Authentication.

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

 

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Malaysia

If your degree has been/will be awarded in Malaysia

Transcript of Records (ToR)
An official ToR must be mailed to LUT University / Admissions Services directly by the awarding university in a sealed envelope. Note: An officially certified copy for the original ToR mailed by the university will not be accepted; the ToR has to be an official one.

In addition, you must upload either a student copy of your ToR or, a scanned copy for your original ToR to your online application form.

Degree Certificate (DC)
The copy for the DC has to be either officially certified by the awarding university or legalised. For detailed instructions, please see the previous page Document Authentication.

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

 

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Nepal

If your degree has been/will be awarded in Nepal

Transcript of Records (ToR)
An official ToR must be mailed to LUT University / Admissions Services directly by the awarding university in a sealed envelope. A photocopy of the ToR even if officially certified by the university is not accepted.

If the university does not re-issue an official ToR, a photocopy for the original has to be officially certified either by the Controller of Examinations or the Registrar's Office at the university and placed in a sealed envelope. You may mail the sealed envelope to LUT University / Admissions Services with the rest of your application documents without breaking the seal.

ToR must always be awarded by the main university or college with the degree-awarding status. Documents granted by affiliated colleges are not accepted.

Degree Certificate (DC)
The copy for the DC has to be either officially certified by the awarding university or legalised. For detailed instructions, please see the previous page Document Authentication.

DC must always be awarded by the main university.

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

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Nigeria

If your degree has been/will be awarded in Nigeria

Transcript of Records (ToR)
An official ToR must be mailed to LUT University / Admissions Services directly by the awarding university in a sealed envelope. Note: An officially certified copy for the original ToR mailed by the university will not be accepted; the ToR has to be an official one.

In addition, you must upload either a student copy of your ToR or, a scanned copy for your original ToR to your online application form.

Degree Certificate (DC)
The copy for the DC has to be either officially certified by the awarding university or legalised. For detailed instructions, please see the previous page Document Authentication.

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

 

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Pakistan

If your degree has been/will be awarded in Pakistan

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

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 these HEC attested copies are not accepted.

Both DC and ToR have to be awarded by the main university or college with the degree-awarding status.

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

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South Africa

If your degree has been/will be awarded in South Africa

Transcript of Records (ToR)
An official ToR must be mailed to LUT University / Admissions Services directly by the awarding university in a sealed envelope. Note: An officially certified copy for the original ToR mailed by the university will not be accepted; the ToR has to be an official one.

In addition, you must upload either a student copy of your ToR or, a scanned copy for your original ToR to your online application form.

Degree Certificate (DC)
The copy for the DC has to be either officially certified by the awarding university or legalised. For detailed instructions, please see the previous page Document Authentication.

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

 

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Sudan

If your degree has been/will be awarded in Sudan

Transcript of Records (ToR)
An official ToR must be mailed to LUT University / Admissions Services directly by the awarding university in a sealed envelope. Note: An officially certified copy for the original ToR mailed by the university will not be accepted; the ToR has to be an official one.

In addition, you must upload either a student copy of your ToR or, a scanned copy for your original ToR to your online application form.

Degree Certificate (DC)
The copy for the DC has to be either officially certified by the awarding university or legalised. For detailed instructions, please see the previous page Document Authentication.

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

 

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Tanzania

If your degree has been/will be awarded in Tanzania

Transcript of Records (ToR)
An official ToR must be mailed to LUT University / Admissions Services directly by the awarding university in a sealed envelope. Note: An officially certified copy for the original ToR mailed by the university will not be accepted; the ToR has to be an official one.

In addition, you must upload either a student copy of your ToR or, a scanned copy for your original ToR to your online application form.

Degree Certificate (DC)
The copy for the DC has to be either officially certified by the awarding university or legalised. For detailed instructions, please see the previous page Document Authentication.

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

 

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Uganda

Transcript of Records (ToR)
An official ToR must be mailed to LUT University / Admissions Services directly by the awarding university in a sealed envelope. Note: An officially certified copy for the original ToR mailed by the university will not be accepted; the ToR has to be an official one.

In addition, you must upload either a student copy of your ToR or, a scanned copy for your original ToR to your online application form.

Degree Certificate (DC)
The copy for the DC has to be either officially certified by the awarding university or legalised. For detailed instructions, please see the previous page Document Authentication.

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

 

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