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Which proof and documents are required when applying for nostrification?

1. Application form

2. Birth certificate and other documents confirming a change of name (e.g.
    marriage certificate) if your previous name is used on the certificates

3. Proof of citizenship, passport

4. Residence title (except EEA-citizen)

5. Secondary-school leaving certificate or evidence of general university
    entrance qualification

6. Curriculum vitae (condensed, highlighting specifically the previous educational

7. Written documentation that the applicant actually needs nostrification for the
    purpose of working in his/her profession or continuing his/her education in
    Austria (by submitting, for example, a letter issued by the Vienna Board of
    Education (Stadtschulrat), etc.)

8. Document confirming that the foreign degree programme was completed

9. Certificates of the exams passed and the academic theses approved

10. Records of study

    10.1. Transcript (evidence of admission to a university abroad)

    10.2. Curriculum (documentation of the courses of the degree programme  

11. Academic thesis

      11.1 Diploma thesis, master thesis or doctoral thesis

      11.2 A 10-page summary of each of them

12. Payment receipt of nostrification fee (€ 150)

The award certificate must be submitted as original; the other documents may be submitted as originals or as certified copy/copies. For documents in a foreign language certified translations must be submitted. All foreign documents and all copies and translations made in a foreign country must additionally be legalised in the issuing country. Documents from the following countries are exempt from this legalisation requirement: Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Croatia, the Federal Republic of Germany, Finland, France, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Slovenia and Sweden.



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