The center for recognition of documents (Belarus ENIC) (hereinafter – the Center) is a scientific and methodological structural subdivision of the State educational institution "Republican Institute of higher education" (hereinafter - NIHE).

 The center is included in the single European network of National information centers for academic recognition and mobility (ENIC-NARIC) and serves as such a center in the Republic of Belarus. 

The main purpose of the Center is to provide expert and information-methodological support for the procedure of recognition of foreign documents on education in the Republic of Belarus on the basis of the results of fundamental and applied research in the field of education.

 Tasks of the center:

- Scientific, methodological and analytical support for the examination and recognition of documents on education on the basis of the results of fundamental and applied research in the field of education.

- Information and consulting support of the procedure of recognition of foreign documents on education in the Republic of Belarus.

- Examination of foreign documents on education for compliance with the documents on education of the Republic of Belarus.

- Interaction with foreign educational institutions and related organizations on the recognition of foreign educational documents.

- Representation of the Republic of Belarus in the European network of national information centres for academic recognition and mobility ENIC / NARIC.

- Implementation of the educational program of training courses (lectures, thematic seminars, workshops, trainings and other types of training courses).

 

In accordance with the goals and objectives the Center performs the following functions:

1) Scientific and methodical:

- Forms a database of national and international normative legal acts in the field of recognition of documents on education.

- Develops and participates in the preparation of methodological and regulatory support for the system of academic and professional recognition of foreign educational documents.

- Conducts fundamental and applied research in the field of recognition of educational documents.

- Prepares information and analytical mateNIHEls, information, reviews on the education system of the Republic of Belarus, ongoing reforms, issued documents on education at the request of the international centers of the network of National information centers for academic recognition and mobility ENIC / NARIC.

2) Expert-analytical:

- Collects and analyzes information:

a) on foreign education systems, qualifications, degrees, titles, documents and individual educational institutions, academic mobility, recognition procedures, legislative regulation, including international conventions and agreements.

b) on the national education system, its legal support.

- Carries out examination of foreign documents on education with registration of the corresponding conclusions about possibility or impossibility of recognition of these documents in the territory of the Republic of Belarus for the purposes of continuation of education and / or employment.

3) Information and consulting:

- Provides information and advice to interested citizens, educational institutions, ministries, departments, organizations on the examination and recognition of foreign documents on education and relevant regulatory support.

- Provides representation in international processes of recognition and academic mobility.

- Participates in events held within the network of National information centers for academic recognition and mobility ENIC / NARIC.

4) Educational:

Methodologists of the Center take part in the organization and implementation of the educational program of training courses (lectures, thematic seminars, workshops, trainings and other types of training courses), the development of the content and implementation of the educational program of professional development of managers and specialists on the recognition of educational documents and academic mobility.

 

Every year, the Center considers about 1,500 applications for recognition of foreign documents.


 

Required documents 

 

 

 

1. Filled in application form (download application form),

 

2. copy of passport or other official ID document (pages with personal data)*,

 

3. notarized  and legalized copy of the qualification (diploma, degree, certificate) 

 

4. notarized and legalized copy of the transcript or Diploma Supplement (the transcript or Diploma Supplement must contain information about workload – hours, credits),

 

5. notarized translation of the qualification (diploma, degree, certificate) into Russian or Belarusian,

 

6. notarized translation of the transcript or Diploma Supplement into Russian or Belarusian,

 

7. 2 colour photos 3х4 cm for official documents (please indicate documents holder name on the reverse side)**,

 

8. confirmation of payment (see  "How to pay").

 

 

 

*if the documents holder currently has different name than the one indicated on the educational document– additional confirmation document must be provided (marriage certificate, change of name certificate etc.)

 

**if several qualifications (diploma, degree, certificate) are submitted please provide 2 photos for each qualification

 

 

 

How to apply

 

There are several options how to submit documents:

 

1) in person

 

2) by a legal representative  

 

3) by postal delivery 

 

 

 

Opening hours for admission and consultations (Minsk, Moskovskaya Street 15, office 124):

 

Monday, Tuesday

 

9.00—13.00

 

14.00—17.00

 

 

 

ATTENTION: on other weekdays there is no personal admission at office.  Consultations are available by phone or e-mail (see “Contacts”).

 

Address for postal delivery: 

 

National Institute for Higher Education

 

Moskovskaya Street 15, office 120

 

220007, Minsk, Belarus

 

IMPORTANT: In case of full recognition a timeless certificate is issued. The certificate is not sent by post, and is issued to the documents holder or his legal representative (power of attorney is required). Please take this into account when submitting documents!

 

 

 

How to pay

 

Payment is made in 2 steps:

 

1) payment of an administrative fee when submitting documents (2,55 BYN)

 

Payment details: Pay attention that this payment details are valid from 08.03.2019 

 

УНП 100296916, ОКПО 02071926 

 

220007 г. Минск, ул. Московская, 15

 

р/с BY23AKBB36049000030825100000 БИК AKBBBY2X

 

ЦБУ №510 ОАО "АСБ Беларусбанк"

 

г. Минск, ул. Куйбышева, 18

 

Назначение платежа: признание документа об образовании, выданного лицу в иностранном государстве, и установление его эквивалентности (соответствия) документу об образовании Республики Беларусь, согл. Указу Президента № 200 от 26.04.2010г. 

 

Сумма: 0,1 базовой величины (2,55 BYN).

 

2) payment for the certificate of recognition (65 BYN). This fee is additionally paid in case of full recognition. The invoice is sent to the applicant by e-mail.

 

 

 

Contacts

 

National Institute for Higher Education

 

Foreign Credentials Assessment Centre (Belarus ENIC)

 

Moskovskaya Street 15, office 120

 

220007, Minsk, Belarus

 

Phone/fax +375 17 228 13 13 (from 10.00 till 12.00, from 14.00 till 16.00) 

 

e-mail: enicbelarus@nihe.by

 

 

 

Opening hours for admission and consultations:

 

Monday, Tuesday

 

9.00—13.00

 

14.00—17.00

 

 

 

Issue of evaluation results and certificates 

 

Monday  Friday

 

9.00—13.00

 

14.00—17.00

 

IMPORTANT: In case of full recognition a timeless certificate is issued. The certificate is not sent by post, and is issued to the documents holder or his legal representative (power of attorney is required).