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Declarations of value

 

Declarations of value

The procedure to obtain a Declaration of Value of degrees issued by schools or universities located in this consular jurisdiction is the following:

Elementary School e Junior High School (I to VIII grade)

  1. Application form for Declaration of Value;
  2. Copy of Report card that the Principal or Registrar of the school signed before a Notary Public and legalized with the Apostille of the Secretary of State;
  3. If the report card does not specify that the student was admitted to the following grade, the Principal will have to sign a letter stating the above and his signature must be notarized and legalized with an Apostille;
  4. Translation in Italian of the documents indicated at paragraph 2 and 3, the translations in Italian must maintain grades as they appear in the original documents (A,B,C or E, G, S, etc.);
  5. Copy of passport.

High School (IX to XII grade)

  1. application form for Declaration of Value; copy of DIPLOMA that the Principal or Registrar of the school signed before a Notary Public and legalized with theApostille of the Secretary of State;
  2. Copy of 4 Year Transcript that the Principal or Registrar of the school signed before a Notary Public and legalized with the Apostille of the Secretary of State;
  3. If the report card does not specify that the student was admitted to the following grade, the Principal will have to sign a letter stating the above and his signature must be notarized and legalized with an Apostille;
  4. Translation in Italian of the documents indicated at paragraph 2, 3 and – if necessary -
  5. Translations in Italian must maintain grades as they appear in the original documents (A,B,C etc.);
  6. Copy of passport.

“Exchange Students”

Italian exchange students who after the year abroad re-enter the school in Italy must present to the Consulate the following documents:

  1. Application form for Declaration of Value;
  2. Copy of DIPLOMA that the Principal or Registrar of the school signed before a Notary Public and legalized with theApostille of the Secretary of State;
  3. Copy of Report Card that the Principal or Registrar of the school signed before a Notary Public and legalized with the Apostille of the Secretary of State;
  4. Attendance certificate that the Principal or Registrar of the school signed before a Notary Public and legalized with the Apostille of the Secretary of State;
  5. Honorary diploma (if issued);
  6. Letter of the organizer of the exchange Program and, if in English, translation in Italian;literal translation in Italian of the documents indicated at paragraph 2 and 3.
  7. Translations must maintain grades as the appear in the original documents (A,B,C etc.);
  8. Copy of passport.


Recognition of academic degree

Italian and foreign citizens who obtained a degree in a College or University located in this consular jurisdiction can request a Declaration of Value to this Office to have it recognized by an Italian University. The application must be presented to the President of the academic institution. It is important to make sure that the University offers courses similar to the ones completed in the US.


Associate Degree

  1. Application form for Declaration of Value;
  2. Copy of DIPLOMA of ASSOCIATE DEGREE that the Registrar of the Community College signed before a Notary Public and legalized with the Apostille of the Secretary of State;
  3. Copy of transcript that the Registrar signed before a Notary Public and legalized with the Apostille of the Secretary of State;copy of DIPLOMA of HIGH SCHOOL that the Principal or Registrar of the school signed before a Notary Public and legalized with the Apostille of the Secretary of State;
  4. Copy of 4 Year Transcript that the Principal or Registrar of the high school signed before a Notary Public and legalized with the Apostille of the Secretary of State;
  5. Translation in Italian of the documents indicated at paragraph 2, 3, 4, translations must maintain grades as the appear in the original documents (A,B,C etc.);
  6. Copy of passport.

Please note: students who obtained a Diploma in a secondary school in Italy must present a copy.


Bachelor Degree

  1. Application form for Declaration of Value;
  2. Copy of DIPLOMA of BACHELOR DEGREE that the Registrar of the College or University signed before a Notary Public and legalized with the Apostille of the Secretary of State;
  3. Copy of transcript that the Registrar signed before a Notary Public and legalized with the Apostille of the Secretary of State;
  4. Copy of DIPLOMA of HIGH SCHOOL that the Principal or Registrar of the school signed before a Notary Public and legalized with the Apostille of the Secretary of State;
  5. Copy of 4 Year Transcript that the Principal or Registrar of the high school signed before a Notary Public and legalized with the Apostille of the Secretary of State;Translation in Italian of the documents indicated at paragraph 2, 3, 4, translations must maintain grades as the appear in the original documents (A,B,C etc.);
  6. Copy of passport.

Please note: Find out whether the Italian University requires the description of courses. In this case often it is sufficient to download the Catalogue. Make sure that the courses match those listed in the transcripts. Students who obtained a Diploma in a secondary school in Italy must present a copy.

 

Master Degree

  1. Application form for Declaration of Value;
  2. Copy of DIPLOMA of MASTER DEGREE that the Registrar of the College or University signed before a Notary Public and legalized with the Apostille of the Secretary of State;
  3. Copy of transcripts that the Registrar signed before a Notary Public and legalized with the Apostille of the Secretary of State;copy of DIPLOMA and of the transcripts of BACHELOR Degree that the Registrar of the College or University signed before a Notary Public and legalized with the Apostille of the Secretary of State;
  4. Copy of HIGH SCHOOL Diploma and of the 4 Year Transcript that the Principal or Registrar of the school signed before a Notary Public legalized with the Apostille of the Secretary of State;
  5. Translation in Italian of the documents indicated at paragraphs 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6, translations must maintain grades as the appear in the original documents (A,B,C etc.);
  6. Copy of passport.

Please note: Find out whether the Italian University requires the description of courses. In this case often it is sufficient to download the Catalogue. Make sure that the courses match those listed in the transcripts. Students who previously obtained a Diploma in Italy must present a copy.


PH.D.

  1. Application form for Declaration of Value;
  2. Copy of DIPLOMA of Ph.D. that the Registrar of the University signed before a Notary Public, legalized with theApostille of the Secretary of State;
  3. Copy DIPLOMA and of transcripts of MASTER Degree that the Registrar of the University signed before a Notary Public, legalized with the Apostille of the Secretary of State.

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