Equivalence of higher education studies for people who acquired Romanian citizenship

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Required documents / Checking documents

1. Aplication form;

2. Atestatul de recunoaștere - copy;

3. Recognized diploma 

  • copy, if the study document is issued in Romanian, English, French, Spanish, Italian language
  • copy and certified translation (in original) in Romanian language for the documents issued in other languages

4. Other documents, if applicable;

5. Romanian Passport / Identity card  - copy and  proof of name change,  if applicable;

Evaluation of documents

The processing time is 30 days from the date of registration of the application, which should include proper and complete documents.

If considerable research or correspondence to obtain necessary information is required, during unusually busy periods or when circumstances beyond our control prevail, the time span as indicated above may be extended.

Check the status of the file by accessing www.cnred.edu.ro/en/dosare/

Issuing the certificate

  • in electronic format, in the PCUe platform, for the requests sent online
  • CNREDworking hours: Monday to Thursday,  between 09:00-12:00, 13:00-15:00

National Centre for Equivalence and Recognition of Diplomas
12 Spiru Haret street, district 1, 010176 Bucharest

  • By mail, to the address indicated in the application
  • By courier payment upon reaching destination - the courier service is contracted by the applicant

The certificate  is issued to the holder or  to a person authorized by power of attorney.

Duplicate release

In case of loss, partial or complete damage of the certificate, a duplicate can be issued upon submission of official request and the following documents: copy of the diploma which was recognised; copy of personal identity document; a notary statement regarding the loss or damage of the certificate – original.


Monday, 30 January, 2017