Certificates regarding the Romanian education system

Submitting the application

CNRED issue certificates for the recognition abroad of the studies carried out in Romania on the structure of higher education and pre-university system, the status of educational institutions, academic and professional rights of a diploma, information regarding the grading system and confirming the authenticity of a diploma.

    Required documents

    Required documents

    1. Application form – for file submission in physical format

    2. Act of studies issued by a secondary school or institution of higher education and / or grade transcript / diploma supplement, if applicable – copy

    • for the study document certified by the competent authority (pre-university study document are certified by the County School Inspectorate / the School Inspectorate of Bucharest, and university study documents are certified by CNRED) no additional checks are required.
    • for documents that have not been certified by ISJ or CNRED, checks will be carried out at the issuing institution of the documents or, where there are available, in electronic databases.

      3. Identity card – copy and proof of legal name change,  if applicable

      4. Evaluation fee of 50 lei

      The fee can be paid in lei:

      • at the CNRED Cashier’s Office

      Monday to Thursday, between 9:00-12:00, 13:00-15:00

      • by Payment Order / Postage Mandate / Banking transfer indicating the account below:

      Beneficiary: Ministry of Education
      Tax Registration Number: 13729380
      BankActivity of Treasury and Public Accounting of Bucharest Municipality – ATCPMB
      IBAN Code: RO86TREZ70020E330500XXXX
      BIC Code: TREZ

      • through Ghișeul.ro      individuals            legal persons   


      From abroad, the payment can be made in Euro via bank transfer in the account below:

      Beneficiary: Ministry of Education
      Tax Registration Number: 13729380
      BankRomanian Commercial Bank – BCR, branch University
      IBAN Code: RO35RNCB0080005630300077
      BIC Code: RNCB

      The fee will be calculated according to the National Bank of Romania official exchange rate on the day of the payment.

      ImportantThe beneficiary’s IBAN number along with owner’s and employer’s name (if applicable) must be referred to on the proof of payment!

      Evaluation of documents

      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 File status check

      Issuing the certificate

      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 Diplomas12 Spiru Haret street, district 1, 010176 Bucharest

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

      The certificate shall be issued to the holder, a person empowered or an institution empowered by the holder.


      Alina ARHIRE, Counselor

      E-mail alina.arhire@edu.gov.ro

      Phone: 021 405 62 69, Fax: 021 313 10 13

      Pre-University Education



      Alina NISTOR, Counselor

      E-mail: alina.nistor@edu.gov.ro

      Phone: 021 405 63 12, Fax: 021 313 10 13

      Higher Education



      Issuing of certificates

      Phone: 021 405 63 23, Fax: 021 313 10 13

      E-mail: florica.oancea@edu.gov.ro

      Video tutorial for the online transmission of files, through the electronic Single Point of Contact