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. In case the authenticity of diploma needs to be confirmed, please submit:

    • the study document authenticated by the Competent Authority (the pre-university level study documents are authenticated by the County School Inspectorate / School Inspectorate of the Municipality of Bucharest, and the university level study documents are authenticated by CNRED) – copy

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

    5. 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.


    Olivia Silvia BOLDIȘ, Inspector

    E-mail: olivia.boldis@edu.gov.ro

    Phone: 021 405 57 55, Fax: 021 313 10 13

    Pre-University Education


    Adrian IORDACHE, Inspector

    E-mail: adrian.iordache@edu.gov.ro

    Phone: 021 405 62 44, 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 tutorials for the online transmission of files, through the electronic Single Point of Contact