Description of your Dutch diploma
There are 2 types of descriptions available: a standard description or an extensive subscription.
Standard diploma description
A standard diploma description is a general description of a specific school type and is available in Dutch and in English You can download standard descriptions for free.
Extensive diploma description
An extensive diploma description is issued in your name. On top of the the information on a standard description, it states which diploma you have been awarded and in which subjects you took examinations. A standard or extensive description does not describe the content of the subjects you took.
DUO provides extensive descriptions for the following school types of secondary education: LBO, VBO, VMBO, MAVO, HAVO, VWO, MULO, HBS and MMS. An extensive diploma description is only available in Dutch.
How to apply
- To apply for an extensive diploma description, please fill in the application form below.
- Submit the form along with the required evidence.
You will receive the description within 2 weeks after we receive your payment.
A standard diploma description is free. An extensive diploma description costs € 57. After receiving your application we will send you an e-mail about the payment.
Please contact the Diploma recognition and Legalisation department if you have any questions. You can call us from 9 am to 12 noon on +31 50 599 80 36. Or send an email to email@example.com.