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Do you have a foreign diploma and would you like to study or work in the UK? Or do you want to go abroad with your UK diploma?

Harold International College of London offers the Recognition of Academic Diplomas and Qualifications obtained Abroad.


Harold International College of London University

Harold International College of London University

Harold International College of London University


Newcomers who wish to start or continue their studies, work, or take up a certain type of profession in the Uk may, depending on their needs, ask for:


  1. - recognition of the level of study reached (without obtaining a final diploma),

 -recognition of the equivalence of a diploma (school-leaving type),

 - recognition of the level of study reached, the equivalence of a diploma, and the equivalence of vocational qualifications.


The Department for the recognition of diplomas at Harold International College of London  deals with the recognition of diplomas, certificates and qualifications obtained abroad.  


It has responsibility for the recognition of diplomas/certificates/school reports from secondary, general technical and vocational education.  An attestation of the level of studies may be issued for an incomplete cycle of studies. The Department also deals with recognition for regulated professions, including those in the health sector (nursing assistant, nurse, specialist nurse, social worker, physiotherapist, etc.), the socio-educational sector (social education worker, carer), the craft sector, and commerce. 


The Recognition of Academic Diplomas Department is the designated Harold International College of London for the recognition and comparison of international qualifications and skills.

Why get recognition of academic diplomas? Harold International College of London has an undisputed reputation for academic excellence and quality with thousands of courses available for students.

Your Education Will Be Recognised Wherever You Go.

Getting a UK Diploma could be the best decision you can take in your life.
Your degree will be recognised and respected, no matter where you end up being employed.
The Uk Diploma will boost your potential for having a higher salary and finding exactly the job you want.

Every British College is recognised worldwide for having creative and challenging environments that help their students push themselves to the extreme. Their standards are incredibly high, and year after year, the Colleges are tested for how well they are meeting modern challenges.


How to apply for recognition of equivalence

All applications for recognition of diplomas/certificates/school reports must be sent by email to the Department for recognition of diplomas at  


recognition will only be granted on the basis of a complete application, comprising the following documents :  


  • a scanned copy of the diplomas/certificates or, if appropriate, a copy of school reports for the last two years at school, certified as true copies of the originals by a duly authorised authority (attestation of attendance signed by the head teacher of the school, a municipal authority, an embassy or consulate, etc.) if: 
    - they have been issued by a body other than a State, regional or local administrative authority of a member State of the European Union,
    - they have been issued by an authority or person outside the European Union,
  • a copy of a valid ID document (identity card, passport or resident's permit), 

  • a CV (Curriculum Vitae) indicating inter alia the person's academic career as well as date and place of birth
  • proof of payment





Apply for an evaluation and recognition of your qualifications.