LLM Advanced Studies - Replacement/Certified Copies of Academic Records & Diploma Verification

Alumni of LLM Advanced Studies programmes* at Leiden Law School who require replacement/certified copies of academic records or diploma verification are able to request these services online.

Applicants must ensure that they upload the required documents as per the instructions provided. Documents will not be issued until payment has been cleared (if applicable).

*Note: This service is for LLM Advanced Studies graduates only. Alumni of regular LLM programmes should instead contact the Education Information Centre at Leiden Law School for information about certified copies and verification of regular LLM diplomas.


Replacement Degree Certificate with Accompanying Transcript or Diploma Supplement

One replacement degree certificate, printed on embossed certificate paper bearing signatures of the current programme director and dean. Please read the notes carefully before applying.

Costs
The charge for one version of the degree certificate with an accompanying transcript/diploma supplement is € 50 (including VAT and postage). If you would like your document to be sent by registered post there will be an additional charge of € 15. Delivery by courier is not possible.

Detailed Description

  • Alumni who gradauted before the academic year 2015-2016 will receive a replacament diploma in Latin, accompanied by a transcript of grades in English. 

  • Alumni who gradauted in the academic year 2015-2016 or later will receive a replacament diploma in English, accompanied by a diploma supplement in English.

  • A replacement certificate will only be issued due to the original being permanently lost, stolen or damaged and not temporarily mislaid or inaccessible.

  • Replacements will bear the name of the graduate as they were known at the time of graduation i.e. names cannot be changed

  • Replacements will carry the following statement: This is a verified duplicate degree certificate, re-issued on 00/00/0000.

  • Certificates for ceremonies may not bear the original signatories.  If this is the case the following statement will be printed on the duplicate: The above signatories of Leiden University replace those recorded on the original version of this certificate.

  • Only one replacement can be ordered. Certificates will only be sent directly to the applicant and not a third party.

  • You will need to upload proof of identity to apply for a replacement certificate


How to order

  1. Complete your details in the form: Ordering a replacement degree certificate and upload a soft copy of your valid passport or ID card in PDF, JPEG or TIFF format. 

  2. Go to Paylogic to arrange online payment by credit card. Please note that the following charges apply for payment via Paylogic:
         - Handling fee: 1,19 Euro
         - Payment using credit card: 4.5 %
         - Payment via a Dutch bank account using IDEAL: 15 cents
    Note about using Paylogic: You can choose your preferred language at the bottom of the paylogic page. Do not be concerned by the reference to buying “official tickets”. You are on the correct page and are buying a replacement degree certificate, not a ticket.

  3. Once you have placed your order and made payment you will receive your replacement degree certificate. Please allow up to seven working days upon receipt of payment

Certified and Multiple Copies of Degree Certificate with Accompanying Transcript or Diploma Supplement

Alumni must provide an electronic (scan/pdf) copy of their degree certificate to obtain one or more certified copies. It is not possible to order a certified copy if you do not have your degree certificate in your possession.

Cost
The charge for up to five certified copies of your degree certificate with accompanying transcript/diploma supplement is € 10 per copy (including VAT and postage). If you would like your document(s) to be sent by registered post, there will be an additional charge of € 15.  If you would like certificates to be sent to multiple addresses by registered post you will be required to pay the additional charge for each address. Delivery by courier is not possible.

Detailed Description

  • Alumni who gradauted before the academic year 2015-2016 will receive a certified copy of their diploma in Latin, accompanied by a transcript of grades in English. 

  • Alumni who gradauted in the academic year 2015-2016 or later will receive a certified copy of their diploma in English, accompanied by a diploma supplement in English.

  • Leiden Law School can provide up to five certified copies of degree certificates with accompanying transcripts/diploma supplements for Leiden University graduates.

  • Each certified copy will be placed in an individual stamped and sealed envelope.

  • You will need to upload a copy of your degree certificate to apply for a certified copy.


How to order

  1. Complete your details in the form: Ordering certified copies of degree certificates. If would like certificates to be sent to multiple addresses (maximum five) please mention each address in the form. Remember to upload a soft copy of your degree certificate in PDF, JPEG or TIFF format. 

  2. Go to Paylogic to arrange online payment by credit card. Please note that the following charges apply for payment via Paylogic:
         - Handling fee: 1,19 Euro
         - Payment using credit card: 4.5 %
         - Payment via a Dutch bank account using IDEAL: 15 cents
    Note about using Paylogic: You can choose your preferred language at the bottom of the paylogic page. Do not be concerned by the reference to buying “official tickets”. You are on the correct page and are buying certified copies, not a ticket.

  3. Once you have placed your order and made payment you will receive your certified copies.  Please allow up to seven working days upon receipt of payment

Diploma Verification

If a firm or institution wishes to verify the authenticity of an LLM Advanced Studies diploma the procedure is as follows. The graduate should send the verification request him/herself to Leiden Law School’s Office for International Education by email: international@law.leidenuniv.nl. This email should clearly state the name and date of birth of the graduate, the date and title of the degree and the contact details of the organisation requesting diploma verification. It should also mention the manner in which confirmation of the degree should be sent (post or email). Attached to the email must be a legible copy of the LLM Advanced Studies diploma in question. Important note: If the firm or institution requires certified copies of academic records the graduate must instead followed the procedures as described above under ‘Certified and Multiple Copies of Degree Certificate with Accompanying Transcript’.

 
Last Modified: 30-01-2017