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Validation (nostrifikation) of foreign degrees and diplomas

Foreign education documents for import into the Russian Federation with a view to their further use, subject to the procedure of recognition (nostrification).

nostrifikationNostrification foreign education documents - a standardized form of legalization in the Russian Federation, education received abroad.

Distinguish between academic and professional recognition of foreign certificates.

Academic recognition allows the holder to continue the education of the Russian Federation in the educational institution the appropriate level.

Professional recognition allows the holder to perform professional activities in the Russian Federation.

(The exceptions are the foreign education documents for medical and pharmaceutical professions. In accordance with the Government of the Russian Federation of 07.02.1995 № 119 «On the procedure for admission to medical and pharmaceutical activities in the Russian Federation, persons who have received medical and pharmaceutical training in foreign countries» ( in the red. Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation of 01.02.2005 № 49 admission to the profession for holders of foreign educational documents for medical and pharmaceutical professions carries Roszdravnadzor).

The same applies to documents on secondary education.

Recognition of foreign state documents on education, degrees and academic titles in the Russian Federation is exercised on the basis of:
- The Lisbon Convention of 1997.
- Law of the Russian Federation «On education» (Article 28)
- Federal Law «On Higher and Postgraduate Professional Education» (Article 5 and Article 23)
- Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of 14.04.2009 № 128 «On the procedure of recognition and equivalence in the Russian Federation of international documents on education»
- Other regulations


At present, Russia has agreements on mutual recognition of education with all the former Soviet republics except the Baltic states, Georgia and Uzbekistan.

The decision on recognition and the establishment of equivalence of certificates and academic degrees accepted by the Federal Service for Supervision in Education and Science (hereinafter - Rosobrnadzor).

Organizational and technical support office Rosobrnadzor the execution of these procedures involved FGBNU «Glaveksperttsentr».

Annually publishes a newsletter Rosobrnadzor indicating the States, with which Russia has agreements on mutual recognition of qualifications. Holders of documents on the total and average (full) education, issued in these states are exempt from the procedures for recognition and provide the selection committee of educational institutions the original national document on general education and their translations into Russian and notarized.
How to submit documents for the procedure nostrification.
First you have to fill out an electronic form of recognition of education.

Documents can be brought in person or through a representative with a notarized power of attorney to:
Moscow, Ordzhonikidze, 11, p. 9, 2nd Floor, kab.13, FGBNU «Glaveskperttsentr».
Hours:
Monday - Friday from 10:00 to 17:00.
Documents can be sent by mail to:
117997, Moscow, Shabolovka street, 33, marked on the envelope «Recognition of the IDE».
Phones for consultation +7(495)6498072 ext 821.
E-mail:
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The decision on confirmation of the document (on the certificate) takes Rosobrnadzor.
For details, please visit Glaveksperttsentr.

 

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