Description of your Dutch diploma
Do you want to use your Dutch diploma abroad for training or work? Then you can apply for a diploma description.
Standard or extensive diploma description
A standard diploma description is a general description of a type of Dutch secondary education. It is available in Dutch and in English. You can download standard descriptions for free.
An extensive diploma description is issued in your name. It states which diploma you have been awarded and in which subjects you took examinations. DUO has extensive descriptions available 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.
An extensive diploma description costs € 57. On the form you have to give permission for a direct debit. If you live in a country outside the EU and do not have a European bank account, please contact us.
Please contact the Diploma recognition and Legalisation department if you have any questions. You can call us from 9 a.m. to 12 noon on +31 50 599 80 36 or send an email to email@example.com>.