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Certifying documents

 

Supporting documents for your application

To support your application to study at Bond, you’ll need to provide electronic copies of your qualifying documents, such as transcripts or identification. If you are not able to provide electronic copies, you can either provide original documents in person to our Admissions Office, or mail us copies that have been certified by an authorised person. 

What are the steps for providing my documents?

There are a number of ways you can provide documents when applying to study at Bond University.

Who can certify my documents?  

If you are submitting a certified copy of your document/s, there are a few people who can help verify them, depending on your current location.  

Within Australia

  • Justice of the Peace with a registration number
  • Commissioner of Declaration
  • Barrister, solicitor or patent attorney
  • Police officer
  • Postal manager
  • Member of a recognised professional accounting body
  • Staff members at Bond University

Outside Australia

  • An agent registered with Bond University 

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

Here are a few things to keep in mind throughout the document submission and certification processes.

Certifying documents in languages other than English  

If you are submitting documents in support of your application that are written in a language other than English, they must be accompanied by an authorised translation. The following are accepted as authorised translations for a Bond University application:

  • Translations performed or notarised by the original issuing authority of the non-English document.  
  • Translations performed by a translator registered with a recognised authority in their country of operations.
  • Translations from a registered translator with the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI).
  • Translations notarised by the Government Notary or a Public Office of the country from which the document originates.
  • Any translation service accepted by an Australian High Commission or Embassy in the country from which the document originates (evidence must be provided of this relationship). 

So, what’s next? If your application is successful, you’ll receive a formal Letter of Offer from us.

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