Overseas Diploma Authentication and Legalization service in China

[ Important Notice ] Our services including translation, China work permit policy consulting, online application, document preparation & submission, accompany & delivery service etc. which are all legalized. If you would like, you can also check all the government service from China Ministry of Education (MOE). if you choose to handle it directly with the government office by yourself, you only need to pay the government fee. And we are a private consulting company legally registered in China since 2001, we are not the government branch, not affiliated with the government. We charge extra service / consulting fee besides government fee to keep our company running and our website updating.

From 1st April 2017, when you apply the China work permit, you are request to provide your original degree diploma and If that diploma is not issued in China, then an extra authenticated or legalized copy of your diploma is necessary (authentication issued by any one of following authority is available):

  • A: Legalized by Chinese Consulate or Embassy in your country
  • B: Legalized by Your diploma issued country's Embassy or Consulate in China
  • C: Authenticated by China Ministry of Education (MOE) - What we are introducing now!

If you have already been in China and don’t want to mail back your degree diploma to your home country to get it authenticated, then you can think about our services below:

DA Service: Get your diploma authenticated and certified in Shanghai, China -

Our services Advantage, Why choose VisaInChina to get your degree diploma authenticated?

  1. You don't need to mail back your degree to your home country for authentication. Everything can be done here inside of China.
  2. Our service covers whole China
  3. One-stop service - including translation; Chinese government authentication; the finial authentication can be used directly for your China work permit application in any Chinese city
  4. After the authentication is done, we can courier it to your home
  5. For some reason, a few foreign diplomas didn't show degree (Bachelor, Master etc.) on it, but it's equal to Bachelor or Master in their foreign country's education system. When you do those kind of diploma authentication with China MOE, MOE will evaluate it and put comments for that. It will save a lot of time for you to explain that again during your work permit application.
  6. It's permanent validity, done once and you can use it in China for ever.

Paperwork list of above Diploma Authentication

DA Service: Get your overseas degree authenticated in Shanghai, China-

  1. Original Passport
  2. Original Diploma
  3. Original transcript (as a supplement, if you don't have it, please ignore it)
  4. Some questions need you answer [ Download and fill it ]
  5. 1 Declaration which need you download, fill and sign it (sample in page 2) [ Download ]
  6. 1 picture (size: 3.5cm*4.5cm)

Notice1: If you study abroad and get your diploma abroad (for example, Singaporean study in UK and get a UK diploma), then you need to provide extra UK student visa copy as a proof.

Notice2: If you get your diploma from a school which is not licensed by your country's Ministry of Education, the authentication will be failed for sure, so please don't try with a fake diploma or a diploma which comes from a no-license school. If the authentication is rejected by this reason, we will only re-fund you government authentication fee. We will not re-fund you the service fee and the government translation fee.

Normal Service takes: 45 Working Days
Express Service takes: N/A
Service Cost:-

Procedure of Diploma Authentication service:

Step1: You send above list 1,2,3,4,5 (clear scan copy, specially, for your picture scan, please make it's the same one which you will bring with you at Step4) by email to

Step2: We will review your application first, if everything is ok, then we will request you to pay full amount in advance.

Step3 (3 working days): We will go to the official translation company to do your diploma translation.

Step4 (40 working days): We will submit your application to the China Ministry of Education (MOE) for authentication.
Notice: At this step, you need to bring all above list 1-5 (please make sure the picture you bring with you is the same one you email to us at Step1) in original and show up with us (Appointment will be either Tuesday 9:30am or Thursday 9:30am, please arrange your schedule) at the government office, the officer will check your original documents and keep the copy.

Step5: After the authentication is ready, we will express it directly your address.