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Countries with specific documentation requirements

If you find your country on this list, please read it carefully.


The countries listed below have specific documentation requirements.

If you have completed education in more than one of the countries listed above, you should check information on all relevant pages. These requirements is in addition to the general requirements. Some of the information applies to applicants for our master's programs and some information applies to our international bachelor programme and Norwegian course.

 

Cameroon     Canada        China     Ethiopia     Ghana     India        Iran     Nepal     Nigeria    

Pakistan     Russia    Tanzania     The Philippines     UK     USA 

 

For countries that must send original documents by post, please send it to:

The University college of Southeast - Norway
Admissions office
Postboks 235
3603 Kongsberg
Norway

Please make a note that the list can be changed.

 

Cameroon

Secondary education: A statement of results/confirmation from your secondary education must be sent directly to the Admissions office by the awarding authority.

Higher education:  A scanned copy of the original bachelor's degree diploma must be uploaded. If you have not yet received a final bachelor's degree diploma you must upload a Success Certificate/Attestation of results. It must be clear from your transcript when the degree was conferred.

Note: We do not accept Success Certificate(s)/Attestation(s) of results older than 5 years.

If you hold a master's degree you should also upload your original master's degree diploma as well as the bachelor's degree diploma

Transcript of records/Relevé de notes must be sent directly to the Admissions office by the issuing institution.

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of the same documents. However, only applications with documentation that is sent directly to the Admissions office will be considered.
 

Canada

Secondary education: A scanned copy of the original diploma/certificate and transcripts must be uploaded

Higher education: A scanned copy of the original bachelor's degree diploma must be uploaded. Transcript of records must be sent directly to the Admissions office by the issuing institution

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of the same documents. However, only applications with documentation that is sent directly to to the Admissions office will be considered.
 

China

Secondary education: A scanned copy of the original diploma/certificate and transcripts must be uploaded

Higher education: Verification reports for degree diploma, transcript of records and graduation certificate must be provided by one of the verification offices listed below:

China Academic Degrees and Graduate Education Development Center (CDGDC) OR China Higher Education Student Information & Career Center (CHESICC)

The reports can be scanned and uploaded (provided that they include necessary reference information, i.e. "application number" and "file number" (CDGDC) or "online verification code" (CHESICC), or sent to the Admissions office.

In addition, you must scan and upload your degree diploma, graduation certificate and transcript of records.
 

Ethiopia

Secondary education: A scanned copy of the original diploma/certificate and transcripts must be uploaded

Higher education: A scanned copy of the original diploma/certificate must be uploaded. 

Transcript of records for your bachelor's degree  must be sent directly to the Admissions office by the issuing institution

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript. However, only applications with transcripts that are sent directly to the  Admissions office will be considered.

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Ghana

Secondary education: A scanned copy of the original diploma/certificate must be uploaded

Higher education: A scanned copy of the original final bachelor's degree certificate (s) must be uploaded.

If you have not yet received a final Bachelor's Degree certificate you must upload a Success Certificate/Attestation of results. It must be clear from your transcript when the degree was conferred. If you hold a master's degree you should also upload your original master's degree diploma as well as the bachelor's degree diploma.

Note: We do not accept Success Certificate(s)/Attestation(s) of results older than 5 years

Transcript of records for your bachelor's degree must be sent directly to the admissions office by the issuing institution.

If this service is not offered by your university you can send the transcript yourself. The transcript must be in an unbroken, sealed and stamped envelope from your university.

Note: In addition, you must scan and upload your student copy.  However, only applications with transcripts that are sent directly to the  Admissions office will be considered.
 

India

Secondary education: A scanned copy of the original diploma/certificate and mark sheets must be uploaded.

Higher education: A scanned copy of the original  final bachelor's degree certificate(s) and mark sheets for your bachelor's degree must be uploaded.

Note: Applications without a final Bachelor's Degree certificate will not be considered. If you have completed your degree recently and not received your final degree certificate, please contact the Admissions office for more information.
 

Iran

Secondary education: A scanned copy of the original diploma/certificate, Pre-University diploma and transcripts of records from secondary education must be uploaded.

Higher education: A scanned copy of the original final bachelor's degree diploma(s), transcript for records for your bachelor degree must be uploaded.

Note: In certain cases, we may consider provisional/temporary certificates. If you don't have a final degree diploma/certificate, please include a written statement with your application explaining why.
 

Nepal

Secondary education: A scanned copy of the original diploma/certificate, and transcripts of records from secondary education must be uploaded.

Higher education: A scanned copy of the original final bachelor's degree diploma(s), transcript for records/mark sheets for your bachelor degree must be uploaded.

Note: Applications without an enclosed final Bachelor's Degree certificate will not be considered. The final degree certificate cannot be substituted by a provisional certificate, character certificate or other certificates.

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Nigeria

Secondary education: A statement of results/confirmation must be sent directly to Admissions office by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) or the National Examinations Council (NECO).

Higher education: A scanned copy of the original final bachelor's degree certificate(s) must be uploaded.

If you have not yet received a final bachelor's degree diploma you must upload a Success Certificate/Attestation of results. It must be clear from your transcript when the degree was conferred.

Note: We do not accept Success Certificate(s)/Attestation(s) of results older than 5 years.

Transcript of records for your bachelor's degree must be sent directly to the admissions office by the issuing institution.

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript. However, only applications with transcripts that are sent directly to the Office of Admission and Student Exchange will be considered.
 

Pakistan

Secondary education: Scan and upload the original diploma/certificate and transcripts.

Higher education: Scan and upload the front and back pages of the original final degree certificate certified by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) with Rs.400 stamp (or higher). You must also upload mark sheets certified by HEC.

For information about HEC Degree Attestation Service, please visit the HEC website.

Note: Applications without an enclosed final bachelor's degree certificate will not be considered.
 

Russia

Secondary education: Scan and upload the original diploma/certificate and transcripts. All pages of the document must be included, and all information on the pages must be visible. That includes information about the printing mill (e.g. "МПФ Гознака 1996"), which usually is to be found at the bottom or on the backside of the document.

Higher education: A scanned copy of the original final degree diploma(s) and transcript of records must be uploaded. You must also include the Diploma Supplement if you have one. All pages of each document must be included, and all information on the pages must be visible. That includes information about the printing mill (e.g. "МПФ Гознака 1996"), which usually is to be found at the bottom or on the backside of the document.
 

Tanzania

Secondary education: A scanned copy of the original diploma/certificate and transcripts must be uploaded.

Higher education: A scanned copy of the original final bachelor's degree certificate/diploma must be uploaded.

If you have not yet received a final Bachelor's Degree diploma you must upload a Success Certificate/Attestation of results. It must be clear from your transcript when the degree was conferred. If you hold a master's degree you should also upload your original master's degree diploma as well as the bachelor's degree diploma.

Note: We do not accept Success Certificate(s)/Attestation(s) of results older than 5 years.

Transcript of records for your bachelor's degree must be sent directly to the admissions office by the issuing institution.

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript. However, only applications with transcripts that are sent directly to the Admissions office will be considered.
 

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The Philippines

Secondary education: A scanned copy of the original diploma/certificate and transcripts must be uploaded. Transcripts should be sent directly to the Admissions office by the issuer.

Higher education: A scanned copy of the original final bachelor's degree certificate/diploma must be uploaded.

Transcript of records for your bachelor's degree must be sent directly to the admissions office by the issuing institution.

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript. However, only applications with transcripts that are sent directly to the Admissions office will be considered.
 

United Kingdom

Secondary education: A scanned copy of the original diploma/certificate and transcripts must be uploaded.

All copies must be officially certified by the issuing school/authority. Alternatively, transcripts can be sent directly to the Admissions office by the issuer.

Higher education: A scanned copy of the original final bachelor's degree certificate/diploma must be uploaded.

You must upload a scanned copy of the original transcript/academic record. You must also submit separate transcripts for courses/modules from other institutions included in your degree, such as exchange semesters, transfer credits or in cases of admission to a bachelor’s program due to advanced standing.
 

USA

Secondary education: A scanned copy of the original high school graduation diploma and transcripts must be uploaded.

Higher education: A scanned copy of the original final bachelor's degree certificate/diploma must be uploaded.

Transcript of records for your bachelor's degree must be sent directly to the admissions office by the issuing institution.

Note: In addition, you must upload a scanned copy of your transcript. However, only applications with transcripts that are sent directly to the Admissions office will be considered.

 

For countries that must send original documents by post, please send it to:

 

The University college of Southeast - Norway
Admissions office
Postboks 235
3603 Kongsberg
Norway

 

Please make a note that the list can be changed.

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