Candidates with foreign certificates issued in the education systems of the following countries are exempt from having legalization or apostille on the certificate. The exemption applies to certificates issued in the following countries:
AUSTRALIA, AUSTRIA, BELGIUM, BULGARIA, CHILE, CROATIA, CYPRUS, CZECH REPUBLIC, DENMARK, ESTONIA, FINLAND, FRANCE, GREECE, SPAIN, IRELAND, ICELAND, ISRAEL, JAPAN, CANADA, KOREA, LIECHTENSTEIN, LITHUANIA MEXICO, NETHERLANDS (HOLLAND), GERMANY, NORWAY, NEW ZEALAND, PORTUGAL, ROMANIA, SLOVAKIA, SLOVENIA, SWITZERLAND, SWEDEN, TURKEY, USA, HUNGARY, GREAT BRITAIN, ITALY.
In addition, legalization or apostille is not required for the following certificates:
- Diploma IB (International Baccalaureate) – diplomas issued by the International Baccalaureate Organization in Geneva,
- Diploma EB (European Baccalaureate) – diplomas issued by the European Schools in accordance with the Convention defining the Statute of the European Schools,
- Certificates, diplomas and other documents issued abroad by schools or educational institutions in accordance with the principles laid down in bilateral agreements on mutual diploma recognition – documents issued in: Belarus, Ukraine, China (gaozhong)