Certificate of Graduation - with Authentication Apostille 卒業証明書 Certificate of Graduation

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Legalization of Certificate of Graduation

Certificate of Graduation

Certificate of Graduation

Certificate of Graduation here means an official document which attests a student completed its education program.

In Japan, a school usually issues a certificate as SOTSUGYO-SHOMEI-SHO upon requrest. It costs about 0-1,000 yen per copy.


Legalization is a process you are sometimes required before you submit a document to a foreign country. If you see words such as Legalization, Authentication, Attestation, Apostille, etc. in the instruction letter given to you, you may be required to get the document legalized before you submit it.

Type of Legalization in Japan


Japan is a member of Convention de La Haye du 5 octobre 1961, therefore Apostille is one of possible ways to legalize a document. In Japan, MOFA, Ministry of Foreign Affaiars, is in charge of Apostille.

Authentication by Japan MOFA + Authentication by Foreign Delegate in Japan

Besides Apostille, MOFA authenticates an official seal on public document such as a certificate of family register, school certificate, etc.

Authentication of Official Seals by Japanese MOFA should be followed by Authentication by Foreign Consul in Japan.

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What we can do for you

As a registered Administrative Scrivener

"Gyoseishoshi", literally translated Administrative Scrivener, is a registered specialist in documentation, officially qualified by laws in Japan.

As a registered Administrative Scrivener, we will assist you to get your school certificate legalized.


Notarization is the process required before Legalization for a private document such as translation.


Legalization is the process at Japan MOFA and/or Foreign delegate in Japan before you submit the document in your home country or embassy.


Type of Inquiry Want to know the cost Want to order the service
Document required to submit Certificate attests Graduation
Country the document finally goes to
Organization the document to be submitted
Name of School
in Japan

Graduation Date Month Year
Student Name   
Document plan to use Certificate of Graduation(Secondary School)
Certificate of Graduation(High School)
Certificate of Graduation(4-year College)
Certificate of Graduation(Graduate School/Master's)
Certificate of Graduation(Graduate School/Doctor's)
Other (please specify in "Comment" below.)
Type of Legalization/Notarization
Original Apostille Consul Authentication Other Unknown
Translation Apostille Consul Authentication Notarization
Signature of Translator Other Unknown
Person who needs Legalized Certificate
Current Address

About YOURSELF (if different from above)

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Steps for Service

Step 1

Please let us know your situation using the form above. We will let you know the cost, time, etc.

Step 2

Please place an order and copy of your id if you agree the conditions such as cost, lead time, etc.

Step 3

Please send the original document to our office.

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出生証明書 行政書士
Legalization on Certificate of Graduation

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