NARIC statements

The Portuguese NARIC center can issue statements with the following objectives:
 
- Attest the level of a foreign academic qualification for the purpose of equivalence/recognition, or further studies in Portuguese higher education institutions;
 
- Attest the level of a foreign academic qualification for IRS – fiscal purposes;
 
- Describe the Portuguese higher education grading system.
 
NOTE: The statement attesting the level of a foreign academic qualification only confirms the level of the course. It does not replace the certificate of equivalence/recognition conferred by a Portuguese higher education institution, or any other form of academic degree recognition foreseen in the legislation.

 

How to request a statement to the Portuguese NARIC Centre

 

1. Fill in and sign the request form;
 
2. Attach a copy of the diploma/certificate that proves that you attended or concluded a higher education course;
 
3. Submit the above documentation through our online platform, in person on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 9:30h and 12:30h, or by mailing all the documents to the following address:
 
Direção-Geral do Ensino Superior
Av. Duque de Ávila, 137
1069-016 LISBOA
 
4. Proceed to the payment of € 10,40:
a) In person, at DGES;
b) By Check (foreign checks are not accepted):
   - Check "à ordem" - addressed to Direção-Geral do Ensino Superior
   - Check "não à ordem" - addressed to Agência de Gestão da Tesouraria e da Dívida Pública - IGCP, E.P.E
c) By bank transfer to the following account (please deliver/send a copy of the transfer receipt):
  - Banking Institution: Agência de Gestão da Tesouraria e da Dívida Pública - IGCP, E.P.E
  - NIB: 0781 0112 00000007851 89
  - IBAN: PT50078101120000000785189
 - SWIFT: IGCPPTPL

Documents

Formulário - Declaração NARIC