After graduation, some international students may need to get their degree certificate/diploma legalized. Legalization of documents means assigning legal status in a given country to a document issued in another country. This process might be necessary should you wish to continue your studies or to get a job outside of Russia.
What is legalization?
Legalization of documents refers to assigning legal status in a given country to a document issued in another country.
NB! Documents may only be legalized in the same country where they were issued: e.g., a diploma issued in the UAE cannot be legalized in Russia.
Why do I need to have my diploma legalized?
What are the types of diploma legalization?
Is diploma legalization required in all countries?
No, some countries have signed a special agreement with Russia, under which your diploma will be recognized automatically.
How can I find out whether or not I need to legalize my diploma?
The type of legalization (if any) you need to apply for depends on the legislation of the country, where you are going to use your diploma. To check what kind of legalization is required use this reliable resourse.