Candidates who have obtained secondary education abroad, in addition to documents listed below, should also submit the nostrification of a foreign diploma.
- Birth certificate,
- Certificates of citizenship,
- Two 4 × 6 cm images,
- Proof of tuition payment
- CIPS application forms
The Federal Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports is responsible for the nostrification of foreign diplomas. According to the provisions of Article 10 of the Law on Nostrification and Equivalence of Foreign School Certificates – consolidated text (“Official Gazette of SR BiH”, No. 7/88), the request for nostrification or equivalence of an educational document must be accompanied by the following:
- Certificate of education abroad, in the original or a duplicate, or each time a different copy that completely replaces the original in accordance with the regulations of the country in which the certificate was issued. All documents must be stamped with an apostille.
- Certified translation by a certified court interpreter – original or certified copy of a certificate of education abroad (in three copies)
- Certificate of education in BiH before education abroad (if any)
- Copy of ID card
The Federal Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports in the procedure of nostrification or equivalence may, if necessary, request other documents and data on education.
More information on the procedure of nostrification or equivalence of foreign certificates can be obtained from the competent institution.