Certificates

Among the various certificates, the University also issues degree and master's degree certificates.
Please note: the official certificate that international students need to renew their residence permit is available for download directly in the Uniweb personal area (self-certification section).

After graduation, the Diploma Supplement and the blockcert degree certificate will also be available.

Types of certificates and validity

  Certificates for Italy - issued only digitally

Certificates valid for Italy are issued only in Italian and are sent in digital format. They are sent in response via email.

The certificates can only be used dealing with private individuals: when dealing with Italian public bodies it is usually necessary to use self-certifications

In order to submit your application, please send an email to carriere.studenti@unipd.it  and remember to type ‘richiesta certificati italia’ in the subject line and to enclose the documents listed below:

  1. Application form (one per career/student ID).
  2. Receipt of payment of the revenue stamp, to be paid online through the PagoPA portal: click on Voluntary Payment, select ‘DIDA02 - Stamp duty - Certificates’ as Payment reason (amount: 16€ for each certificate), download the payment receipt from the same portal (instructions for payment).
  3. Copy of your ID card.

For certificates valid for Italy, you are entitled to specific exemptions from revenue stamp (Italian Presidential Decree DPR, dated 26/10/1972, no. 642 All. B e ss.mm.ii.). To benefit from such exemptions, you need to specify the relevant statutory provision. Here are the main exemptions:

Certificates to apply for scholarships (attachments to the application: relevant call for applications) – Art. 11
Certificates for conversion of university studies into pension entitlements – Art 12

International students who need to renew their residence permit at the Police Headquarters are not required to pay stamp duty for the certificate requested for this purpose. The certificate is available for download directly in the Uniweb personal area (self-certification section).

  Digital certificates for abroad - issued
with digital signature

Digital certificates valid for foreign countries are issued with digital signature and have full legal value only in the digital format in which they are issued. For this reason, a hard copy cannot be sent. It is therefore recommended to check that the foreign body accepts digitally signed documents.

In order to submit your application, please send an email to carriere.studenti@unipd.it  and remember to type ‘richiesta certificati digitali estero’ in the subject line and to enclose the documents listed below:

  1. Application form  (one per career/student ID).
  2. Receipt of payment of the revenue stamp, to be paid online through the PagoPA portal: click on Voluntary Payment, select ‘DIDA02 - Stamp duty - Certificates’ as Payment reason (amount: 16€ for each certificate), download the payment receipt from the same portal (instructions for payment).
  3. Copy of your ID card. 

Digital certificates valid for foreign countries are issued with digital signature and have full legal value only in the digital format in which they are issued. For this reason, a hard copy cannot be sent. It is therefore recommended to check that the foreign body accepts digitally signed documents.
Any request to send the digital certificate by e-mail to a foreign body must be made at the same time as the certificate request.

  Hard copy certificates for abroad - issued
with handwritten signature and wet stamp

Hard copy certificates valid for foreign countries are issued with a wet stamp and a handwritten signature. They can be collected in person or you can request them to be shipped. In the latter case, the original hard copy having legal value is shipped; moreover, before shipping the hard copy, a scanned soft copy is sent by e-mail.

Collection in person

In urgent circumstances and to prevent shipment delays, we suggest you collect the certificate in person. You need to book an appointment and show your ID card: the certificate is usually issued immediately.

If you collect the certificate in person, you need to hand in the revenue stamps in paper format  

Shipment

In order to  submit your application, please send an email to carriere.studenti@unipd.it  and remember to type ‘richiesta certificati estero’ in the subject line and to enclose the documents listed below:

  1. Application form (one per career/student ID).
  2. Copy of your ID card
  3. Receipt of payment of the revenue stamp, to be paid online through the PagoPA portal: click on Voluntary Payment, select ‘DIDA02 - Stamp duty - Certificates’ as Payment reason (amount: 16€ for each certificate), download the payment receipt from the same portal (instructions for payment).
  4. For international shipments  you have to pay for delivery costs , through the PagoPA portal: click on Voluntary Payment, select ‘DIDA13 - Delivery costs’ as Payment reason (amount: €10.50), then download the receipt from the same portal.
    Shipping is by registered mail. Those who wish to require shipment by international courier must instead request payment instructions by writing to carriere.studenti@unipd.it and indicating the recipient's full address.

Transcript request to WES
To streamline and speed up the administrative process we are able to send the official documents electronically. Please, select the link "Digital certificates for abroad - issued with digital signatures" and inform us about your WES reference number.

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