Presentation Formats of Documents





Please ensure that your academic qualifications and supporting documents are aligned to the presentation format below.​​


· Please ensure that you include qualification documents for each tertiary qualification obtained and that the documents are official and certified. This implies that your original qualification documents (academic transcript and accompanying degree certificate) which you received upon graduation must be stamped and signed by the awarding institution, notary public, or a Commissioner of Oaths.

· If you make use of the postal or police services, please ensure that the stamp includes the date, name, signature and rank of the officer. Individual date stamps will not be accepted.

· To mitigate COVID challenges to access academic transcripts and proof of registration for currently enrolled studentsonline documents obtained from self-serving portals will be considered. Please note:

  • The name of the institution and the applicant (including the student number) must be specified on the document.
  • This is only accepted in cases where a student is currently registered for a degree programme.
  • Please ensure that the document is not password protected.

· Electronic copies provided should be clear and legible (not blurred, cropped or obscured). Only pdf and jpeg format will be accepted.

· If you have obtained a qualification and your final degree certificate is not available as at the time of application, please provide us with the statement of result. Please note:

  • Statement of result should not be older than three years from the date the degree was conferred for qualifications obtained in Nigeria.
  • For qualifications obtained outside Nigeria (international qualifications), statement of result should not be older than one from the date the degree was conferred.
  • You would be required to provide evidence of original qualification documentation upon registration, should you gain admission to the degree programme.

· Qualifications shorter than 12 months in duration will not be considered and you do not need to list these qualifications or upload the documents.

· Nnamdi Azikiwe University reserves the right to request original and/or additional supporting documentation should this be deemed necessary at any point. ​​

· Where Nnamdi Azikiwe University cannot make a determination on the level of comparability, authenticity and/or accreditation of the international qualification(s) presented by applicants, it reserves the right to request that the applicant obtain a SAQA evaluation at his/her own expense.  ​


· Qualification documents in foreign languages, other than English, must be accompanied by sworn English translations, and certified by an official translator. In other words, both the documents in the original language and the English translation must be submitted. Please upload the sworn translation with your qualifications.


· Required where medium of instruction of most recent qualific​ation(s) was not English.

· Click here for English Language requirements.​​​​​​​