Samples of High School Diplomas and Secondary School Credentials

The following is a partial listing of national secondary school credentials. Official high school diplomas - secondary school certificates of completion MUST BE presented in the native language with a certified English translation.

 Location

Country

Credential

LATIN AMERICAN Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Uruguay, or Venezuela Bachillerato
  Brazil Diploma de 2 grau
  Chile Licencia de Education Media
  Peru Certificado de Education Secundaria
CARIBBEAN, BELIZE, GUYANA Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Guyana, Jamaica, or Trinidad & Tobago CXC or GCSE “O” level-5 academic subjects
  Haiti Baccalaureat Partie II
EUROPE France Baccalaureat
  Germany Abitur
  Greece Apolytirion from Lyceum
  Italy, Switzerland, or Sweden Maturity Certificate/Diploma
  Netherlands VWO or HAVO
  Norway Leaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School
  Spain COU
  United Kingdom GCSE “O” level-5 academic subjects
  Newly Independent States Atestat
Middle East Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, or Saudi Arabia General Secondary Certificate of Education
  Iraq, Lebanon, or Morocco Baccalaureat
  Israel Bagrut
  U.A.E Secondary School Certificate
AFRICA Cameroon Baccalaureat/GSSCE “O” level 5 academic subjects
  Ethiopia School Leaving Certificate
  Nigeria or Ghana GCSE “O” level-5 academic subjects/ WAEC / SSSC
  South Africa Senior Certificate with Matriculation
ASIA Hong Kong HKCE - 5 academic subject
  India or Pakistan Higher Secondary School Certificate
  Indonesia Idazah S.M.A. Diploma
  Japan, Korea, or Taiwan High School Graduation
  Malaysia Certificate of Education - 5 academic subjects
  Singapore GCSE “O” level-5 academic subjects
  Thailand Matayom Suksa VI

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