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1 for £12.00

2 for £20.00

5 for £25.00

10 for £40.00

15 for £55.00

20 for £70.00

You can order up to 20 transcripts.

Official Academic Transcript

A transcript is an official copy of your academic record. It is prepared on bespoke transcript paper and is issued by the University of Durham.

Would you like us to provide your Official Academic Transcript in separate sealed envelopes? If selected, each item ordered will be provided in a separate envelope using official University stationery.



Please note: Separate envelopes cost £1.00 each.

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Taught Programmes


A transcript is your academic history. It lists the titles and marks of the modules you studied in each academic year. It gives your period of registration as a student, your degree date and classification (at successful completion). You may need your transcript for employment, further education or migration purposes.

Research Programmes


A transcript is your academic history. It gives your period of registration as a student, your degree date and qualification. On successful completion, it will include your Thesis Title and your Field of Study. You may need your transcript for employment, further education or migration purposes.

Your A4 transcript will be folded and dispatched in an A5 envelope.
£35.00

You can only order a single replacement parchment.

Replacement Parchment

If your parchment is lost, stolen or damaged, you can order a replacement.
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A parchment is the word which the University uses to mean your certificate. Your parchment is an official document which proves that you have a University of Durham qualification which includes: undergraduate degrees, postgraduate degrees, certificates and diplomas of higher education.

Only one copy of your parchment may be in existence at any one time.
£7.50

You can only order a single .

Parchment Tubes - Collection Only

This is a University of Durham parchment tube. A way of storing certificates and keeping them safe. Purple leather look finish with silver embossed University of Durham name and logo. These are available for COLLECTION ONLY to students graduating in Summer 2017. The parchment is NOT included and is shown for display purposes only.
£3.00 each

You can order up to 5 certified copies of parchments.

Certified Copy of Parchment

A photocopy or scan of your degree parchment supplied by you, is authenticated as a true copy of the original.
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The University does not hold copies of past student parchments, so you will need to scan and upload or send us a photocopy of your original. Your details will be verified and then the documents stamped and signed to certify that it is a true copy of the original.

You can only apply for certified copies if you have the original.
£15.00 each

You can order up to 5 diploma supplements.

Diploma Supplement with Transcript

The Diploma Supplement is a document which describes your qualification in a standard format that is designed to be easily understood and straightforward to compare. It contains information on the level, context, content and status of the studies that were successfully undertaken.

A transcript is an official copy of your academic record listing modules taken. It is prepared on bespoke transcript paper and is issued by the University of Durham.

Would you like us to provide your Diploma Supplement with Transcript in separate sealed envelopes? If selected, each item ordered will be provided in a separate envelope using official University stationery.



Please note: Separate envelopes cost £1.00 each.

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The Diploma Supplement allows other universities or employers to understand your qualification in relation to the higher education system of England. This could help you to get a job, continue your education or start more training.

The Diploma Supplement is not a replacement for the parchment/transcript and does not guarantee recognition.
£10.00

You can only order a single Schengen Visa.

Schengen Visa (Student Status Letter)

This is an original document on University headed paper which has been hand signed and stamped to support your Schengen Visa application.

Please note that many Embassies will accept the University Student Status Letter available via Banner Self-Service. Please ensure you print this in colour on good quality paper.
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Whilst studying in the UK you may wish to travel to Europe. If you do plan to travel to Europe you may need to apply for a visa. The Schengen visa permits its holder to pass freely through any of the Schengen Member States on a short term basis. There are 25 European States participating in the Schengen Agreement.

Applications should be made to the Embassy or Consulate (in the UK) of the country that you wish to visit. For more information please check the website of the Embassy/Embassies of the country/countries you wish to visit.

More information can be found on the Durham University Immigration website.
£3.50

You can only order a single Diploma Supplement.

Diploma Supplement

The Diploma Supplement is a document which describes your qualification in a standard format that is designed to be easily understood and straightforward to compare. It contains information on the level, context, content and status of the studies that were successfully undertaken. The document is a generic document so is not personal to you.
  Free  

You can order up to 5 confirmation letters.

Confirmation of Award Letter (Graduates)

A letter on University headed paper confirming the successful completion of your course, dates of attendance and qualification obtained.
  Free  

You can order up to 5 student status letters.

Student Status Letter (not met by Self Service)

A letter on University headed paper confirming your status as a fully registered student of the University. This can be ordered where the standard Student Status letter available on DUO via Banner Self-Service is not sufficient. Please state in the Additional Information Box why the self service document does not meet your needs. THIS LETTER IS NOT AVAILABLE TO CURRENT STUDENTS WHO ARE NOT FULLY REGISTERED INCLUDING COMPLETION OF A TIER 4 VISA CHECK.
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Your student status letter confirms the following details:
  • Full legal name
  • College
  • Programme title
  • Year of study
  • Date of commencement of study
  • Date of expected completion

It is hand stamped in red ink and signed.
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You can order up to 2 bank letters.

Bank Letter

When opening a student bank account in the UK, you may be asked to provide proof that you are an enrolled student at Durham University.

You can request a bank letter directly from your College or from Student Registry.

Student Registry will only provide such a letter if you are a fully registered student.

Included on this document will be your permanent home address and University term time address taken from your student record. Please check your details are up to date on DUO before requesting this document.
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In order to open a UK bank account you will usually be asked to provide your passport, confirmation of your local address, your acceptance at the University and your address in your home country (not all banks will ask for this).

This letter may be used to assist you in providing the required evidence.