Here we explain how to request a certificate proving that a doctoral degree was awarded. Requests can be made in person at the office or by post, by the holder of the degree or by a proxy.

Procedure

1. By the degree holder at the office

Please bring the following:

  1. A completed request form (PDF link below)
  2. Proof of identity (health insurance card, driving license, passport, etc.)

2. By a proxy at the office

Please bring the following:

  1. A completed request form (PDF link below)
  2. Proof of identity (health insurance card, driving license, passport, etc.)
  3. Written authorization from the degree holder
  4. A copy of a proof of identity of the degree holder (as above)

Location: Academic Affairs Section,  Okuma Kaikan 3F (Central Administrative Office)

Hours of service: Monday to Friday, 9am to 4:30pm*  (Closed 12:30 to 1:30)
*Closes at 3:30pm during summer and winter vacations.

Please allow approximately 20 minutes for service.

Certificates may also be requested at the degree-awarding department.

3. By post

Please enclose the following:

  1. A completed request form (PDF link below)
  2. A copy of a proof of identity of the degree holder (health insurance card, driving license, passport, etc.)
  3. A postal order for payment, and a stamped self-addressed envelope.

Mail to:

〒169-8050
Waseda University Academic Affairs Section
Degree Certificate Issuance

Request Certificate of a Doctoral Degree Awarded

Fees

300 yen per certificate (Japanese or English)

However, in the case of a current doctoral student who has completed his or her course, the fee shall be 200 yen if the application is made before the end of the month in which the degree is completed (the month in which the doctoral degree is awarded)

Contact

Academic Affairs Division

TEL 03-3204-2253
E-mail kyomubu@list.waseda.jp

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