British Council Uganda offers document certification and verification services. 

Document Certification

WHAT DO WE MEAN BY CERTIFICATION?

If you have any original school, college, or university documents or degree issued by an institution or professional body, we can verify it as a true copy of original.

WHAT SHOULD I PROVIDE?   

  • original document (i.e. certificates, transcripts, notification of results)

HOW LONG DOES THIS PROCEDURE TAKE?

This service is on demand – please contact us to discuss timescales.

WHERE CAN I GO TO CERTIFY MY DOCUMENTS?

You can certify copies of your original certificates at any of the British Council Uganda offices.

Please note that the following documents will not be certified by the British Council:

  • online print-outs
  • work/employment ID cards
  • letters “To Whom It May Concern”
  • IELTS Test Report Forms
  • letters of appointment/authorisation
  • marriage certificates
  • any other non-academic documents
  • international passports

Also note that photocopies will only be stamped upon presenting the original documents first.

HOW MUCH DOES THIS SERVICE COST?

Our charges are:

  • UGX 5000 per document

Payment can be made at any Stanbic Bank branch.

Document Verification

WHAT DO WE MEAN BY VERIFICATION?

If you have copies of any original school, college, or university documents or degree issued by an institution or professional body, we can verify it as a true copy of the original. British Council verification services are limited to copies of any original school, college or university documents or degree issued by an institution or proffessional body ( Academic qualifications only)

Please note that the following documents will not be verified by the British Council:

  • Online print-outs
  • Work/Employment ID cards
  • Letters of any kind
  • IELTS Test Report Forms
  • Letters of Appointment/Authorisation
  • Any other documents non-academic documents

Please also note that photocopies will only be stamped upon presenting the original documents first.

WHAT DO I NEED TO PROVIDE?

  • the original document (i.e. certificates, transcripts, notification of results)
  • photocopies of document to be verified

HOW LONG DOES VERIFICATION TAKE?

This is service is on demand.

HOW MUCH DOES THIS SERVICE COST?

We charge UGX 20,000 for each document. 

HOW CAN I GET MY CERTIFICATES VERIFIED?

Drop into our Kampala office during our office hours.