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Which certificate do you hold?

Lebanese curriculum

From grade 1 to grade 6

An equivalency is not required for students of grades 1 till 6 who wish to continue their education in Lebanon according to the Lebanese curriculum following circular number 8.

Grade 7 and above

School documents A school certificate of the last three years in addition to the brevet certificate for G9 (in the countries that have it)
Administrative documents Student’s passport and the residency card during the entire study period
Passport of his guardian [parent or guardian] and his residency card during the entire study period
Administrative fees

Note: All the required documents should be presented certified as required with a certified copy.

Other cases

Please see the FAQ

Foreign curriculum

Lebanese and foreign student from abroad (from Grade 1 to 7)

School documents A school certificate of the last three years in the basic education level from abroad certified as required
The report cards and the final grades result of the last class certified as required
Administrative documents Student’s passport and residency card during the entire study  period
Passport of his guardian [parent or guardian] and his residency card during the entire study  or a copy of both certified from the lebanese embassy in the country of study+ministry of foreign affairs of lebanon
Administrative fees

Note: All the required documents should be presented certified as required with a certified copy.

Lebanese and foreign student from abroad (from grade 8 to 12)

School documents A school certificate of the last three years at least two of them abroad, including the final result certified as required
The report cards of the grades studied abroad with the final result certified as required
For the high school diploma equivalence, the following is required: the report cards of G9-10-11-12 certified as required in addition to the original high school diploma
Administrative documents Student’s passport and residency card during the entire study  period
Passport of his guardian [parent or guardian] and his residency card during the entire study  or a copy of both certified from the lebanese embassy in the country of study+ministry of foreign affairs of lebanon
Administrative fees

Note: All the required documents should be presented certified as required with a certified copy.

Lebanese or foreign student (holding a foreign nationality) residing in lebanon

School documents Original certificate of the last 3 years with the final result certified as required
For students who finished grade 9: The brevet certificate with a copy certified by the center of circle Exams
For grade 12 students: the brevet certificate in addition to the last three years with a clear mention of success + the original nomination document for the baccalaureate Section II and a copy certified by the department of official exams
Administrative documents Student’s passport which should be valid at the time of presenting the documents
Student’s residency card issued by the General Security for foreign students
The new Lebanese ID card or personal record for Lebanese students
Administrative fees

Note: All the required documents should be presented certified as required with a certified copy.
Note Foreign curriculum demands should be presented before the end of January.

Other cases

Please see the FAQ

French Baccalaureate

Foreign or Lebanese student residing in Lebanon

School documents Original Certificate of Grades of the French Bac or the original diploma (if issued before 2002) certified as required
A statement of the four years before the Bac certified as required or the original nomination document for the baccalaureate Section II
"An original Brevet Certificate certified as required" or" a statement of continuing studies according to the foreign curriculum with another statement of successful passing of Grade 9 certified as required
Administrative documents Student’s passport  (for foreign students)
Student’s personal record or the new Lebanese ID (for Lebanese students)
Administrative fees

Note: All the required documents should be presented certified as required with a certified copy.

Lebanese student or Lebanese student holding a foreign nationality or foreign student from abroad

School documents Original Certificate of Grades of the French Bac or the original diploma certified as required
A statement of the four years before the Bac plus the final result certified as required
The original Brevet Certificate or equivalent certified as required
Administrative documents Student’s passport and the residency card during the entire study  period 
Passport of his guardian [parent or guardian] and his residency card during the entire study period
Administrative fees

Note: All the required documents should be presented certified as required with a certified copy.

French student (studied in France)

School documents Original Certificate of Grades of the French Bac certified as required or the original diploma certified as required
Administrative documents Student’s passport 
Administrative fees

Note: All the required documents should be presented certified as required with a certified copy.

Other cases

Please see the FAQ

Technical Baccalaureate

Lebanese or foreign student in Lebanon

School documents The BT certificate certified as required
Administrative documents Student’s personal record or the new Lebanese ID
Administrative fees

Note: All the required documents should be presented certified as required with a certified copy.

Lebanese or foreign student from abroad

School documents The original certificate certified as required
A statement of the four years before the certificate certified as required
A statement of continuing studies of the three previous years certified as required
The Brevet Certificate or equivalent certified as required
Administrative documents Student’s passport and the residency card during the entire study period
Passport of his guardian [parent or guardian] and his residency card during the entire study period
Administrative fees

Note: All the required documents should be presented certified as required with a certified copy.

International Baccalaureate

Lebanese or foreign student in lebanon

School documents The IB diploma certified as required
A statement of the four years before the Bac certified as required
A statement of continuing studies according to the foreign curriculum with another statement of successful passing of Grade 9 certified as required
Administrative documents Student’s passport which should be valid at the time of presenting the documents
The new Lebanese ID card or personal record for the Lebanese student
Administrative fees

Note: All the required documents should be presented certified as required with a certified copy.

Lebanese or foreign student from abroad

School documents  
The original certificate certified as required
A statement of the four years before the certificate certified as required
A statement of continuing studies of the three previous years certified as required
Administrative documents The Brevet Certificate or equivalent certified as required
Student’s passport and the residency card during the entire study period
Passport of his guardian [parent or guardian] and his residency card during the entire study period
Administrative fees

Note: All the required documents should be presented certified as required with a certified copy.

High school certificate in Agriculture

School documents  
The High School Certificate with the grades certified by the Ministry of Agriculture with a copy for both - Success rate: 13/20
The Brevet Certificate certified as required
A statement of grades of the previous three years certified as required
Administrative documents Student’s passport which should be valid at the time of presenting the documents
Student’s residency card issued by the General Security or the new Lebanese ID card or personal record for the Lebanese student
Administrative fees

Note: All the required documents should be presented certified as required with a certified copy.

Freshman year

Freshman from lebanon

School documents A statement for the exemption from the Lebanese program
A statement of grades after the exemption certified as required
A statement of SAT I and SAT II subject tests grades certified as required
A statement of completion of the Freshman year certified as required
A transcript of finishing 30 semester credits or 45 quarter credits certified from the university
Administrative documents Student’s passport which should be valid at the time of presenting the documents
Student’s residency card issued by the General Security or the new Lebanese ID card or personal record for the Lebanese student
Administrative fees

Note: All the required documents should be presented certified as required with a certified copy.

Freshman from abroad

School documents A statement of grades certified as required
A statement of SAT I and SAT II subject tests grades certified as required
A transcript of finishing 30 semester credits or 45 quarter credits certified from the university, the Amideast and the Lebanese ministry of foreign affairs
Administrative documents Student’s passport which should be valid at the time of presenting the documents
Student’s residency card issued by the General Security or the new Lebanese ID card or personal record for the Lebanese student
Administrative fees

Note: All the required documents should be presented certified as required with a certified copy.

General certificate of education (GCE)

School documents The original certificate GCE 2 A level subjects, or 4 AS level subjects certified as required
The original certificate IGCSE 5 different O level subjects certified as required
A statement of grades of the three previous school years G9-10-11-12 certified as required
Administrative documents Student’s passport and the residency card during the entire study period
Passport of his guardian [parent or guardian] and his residency card during the entire study period
Administrative fees

Note: All the required documents should be presented certified as required with a certified copy.

Certificate of completion of secondary education

Issued by the Arab and foreign countries (students from Lebanese and foreign nationality)

School documents The original certificate certified as required
A statement of the four years before the certificate certified as required
A statement of continuing studies of the three previous years certified as required
The Brevet Certificate or equivalent certified as required
Administrative documents Student’s passport and the residency card during the entire study period
Passport of his guardian [parent or guardian] and his residency card during the entire study period
Administrative fees

Note: All the required documents should be presented certified as required with a certified copy.

Issued by the Arab and foreign countries (students from the same country of study)

School documents The original certificate certified as required
Administrative documents Student’s passport 
Administrative fees

Note: All the required documents should be presented certified as required with a certified copy.

Other cases

Please see the FAQ