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Country specific documentation requirements

Applicants who have completed their University education in Bangladesh, Cameroon, China, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Iran, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Philippines, Russia, Uganda, Ukraine or USA must fulfill the additional documentation requirements.

Applicants with degrees from Bangladesh, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Nepal, Nigeria, the Philippines or USA (only if your institution does not use e-transcript) must send an official copy of their bachelor’s transcripts as hard copies via post directly from the university, in addition to uploading them online.

Admission Office (Opptakskontoret)
University of Stavanger
P.O. Box 8600 FORUS
N-4036 Stavanger Norway

The documents have to be received by the Admission Office within 1 March.

Bangladesh/ India/
Nepal
Scanned diploma and transcripts must be uploaded within 10 January. 

In addition, official transcript of records must be sent directly by the issuing institution to the Admission Office, UiS, wtihin 1 March. 

Applications without a final Bachelor's diploma will not be considered. Provisional certificates, character certificates or other temporary certificates are not accepted. If you have completed your degree in 2020 and not received your diploma, you must upload an official letter from your institution stating the convocation date. Please be aware that failure to provide your final diploma on your arrival to Stavanger will result in the cancellation of your study place.
Cameroon/ Ethiopia/ Ghana/ Nigeria/ Uganda Scanned diploma and transcripts must be uploaded within 10 January. 

In addition, official transcript of records must be sent directly by the issuing institution to the Admission Office, UiS, wtihin 1 March. 

If you have not yet received a final Bachelor's diploma, you must upload a Success Certificate/Attestation of results/ a temporary certificate of graduation. It must be clear from your transcript when the degree was conferred. Note: We do not accept Success Certificate/Attestation of results/temporary certificates older than 5 years.
China Verification reports for your graduation certificate and transcript of records from CHESICC have to be uploaded. Please make sure that the reports include the "online verification code"CDGDC no longer provides verification reports of transcript of records or diploma in English, but if you already have verification reports for your diploma and transcript of records issued before 1 July 2018 from CDGDC, you can use these reports instead of ordering new reports from CHESICC. Please make sure that the CDGDC reports include the "file number".

These reports must be scanned and uploaded to the Application Portal by the applicant within 10 January.
Iran Both your diploma and transcript of records from higher education have to be translated by an authorized translator and translations must be certified by either the Iranian Ministry of Justice or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Teheran (not by local justice administrations). Please note that the original language version must always accompany the translation. Provisional certificates are not accepted.

If you have completed your secondary education between 1992 and 2019, Pre-University Diploma also has to be uploaded. However this document does not have to be translated.

These documents must be scanned and uploaded to the Application Portal by the applicant within 10 January.
Pakistan Scanned diploma and transcript must be certified by the Higher Education Commission (HEC).

These documents must be scanned and uploaded to the Application Portal by the applicant within 10 January.
Philippines Scanned diploma and transcripts must be uploaded within 10 January. 

In addition, official transcript of records must be sent directly by the issuing institution to the Admission Office, UiS, wtihin 1 March. 
Russia Bachelor's diploma issued in 2011 and later must be apostilled under the current rules set by Rosobrnadzor. Please read more on Rosobrnadzor's website.

These documents must be scanned and uploaded to the Application Portal by the applicant within 10 January.
Ukraine Higher education documents issued in Ukraine must be apostilled under the current rules set by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. 

These documents must be scanned and uploaded to the Application Portal by the applicant within 10 January.
USA Scanned diploma and transcripts must be uploaded wtihin 10 January.

In addition, if your institution use e-transcript, e-transcript must be sent directly to the Admission Office (admissions@uis.no) within 1 March. If your institution does not use e-transcript, official transcript must be sent by the issuing institution to the Admission Office, UiS, within 1 March.