Certifying Documents

How to certify your academic documents?

When certifying a document, the officer must carefully check the copy against the original and if satisfied, must certify it as below:

  • Stamp/write “This is a true copy of the original document sighted by me” on each document sighted
  • Sign and date the statement
  • Provide contact details (name and address)
  • The official seal or stamp of their organisation or their profession

Which documents need to be certified?

1 Passport
2 Academic Documents (Year 10 11 12 Cert II III IV V Diploma Advances Diploma Bachelor and Master Degree Certificates Etc)
3 IELTS/PTE (English Language Competence Documents) for Students from Non English Speaking Background Only

Who can certify your documents?

Justice of Peace
Notary Public
A Pharmacist, Doctor or a Nurse
Police Officer
A Lawyer
Bank Manager
Accountant
Minister

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