List of countries and authorities that recognize a foreign education

Country First-degree authority Verification
Afghanistan VVS B
Albania VVS B
Algeria VVS B
Andorra VVS A
Angola VVS L
Anguilla VVS L
Antigua and Barbuda VVS A
Argentina VVS A
Armenia VVS A
Australia VVS A
Austria VVS B
Azerbaijan VVS A
Bahamas VVS A
Bahrain VVS L
Bangladesh VVS L
Barbados VVS A
Belarus VVS B
Belgium VVS B
Belize VVS A
Benin VVS L
Bermuda VVS L
Bhutan VVS L
Bolivia VVS L
Bosnia and Herzegovina VVS B
Botswana VVS A
Bouvet Island VVS L
Brazil  VVS L
Brunei Darussalam VVS A
Bulgaria VVS B
Burkina Faso VVS L
Burundi VVS L
Cambodia VVS L
Cameroon VVS L
Canada VVS L
Cape Verde VVS A
Central African Republic VVS L
Ceuta VVS L
China VVS L
Colombia VVS A
Comoros Islands VVS L
Congo VVS L
Congo, Democratic Rep. of the VVS L
Cook Islands VVS A
Crete VVS L
Croatia VVS B
Cuba VVS B
Cyprus VVS B
Denmark VVS A
Djibouti VVS L
Dominica VVS A
Dominican Republic VVS A
Ecuador VVS A
Egypt VVS L
El Salvador VVS A
Eritrea VVS L
Estonia VVS A
Ethiopia VVS L
Faroe Islands VVS L
Fiji VVS A
Finland VVS A
France VVS B
French Polynesia VVS B
Gabon VVS L
Gambia VVS L
Georgia VVS B
Germany MSMT A
Ghana VVS L
Greece VVS B
Grenada VVS A
Guatemala VVS L
Guinea VVS L
Guinea-Bissau VVS L
Guyana VVS L
Haiti VVS L
Heard Island and McDonald Islands VVS L
Honduras VVS A
Hungary MSMT B
Chad VVS L
Chile VVS L
China VVS L
Christmas Island VVS L
Iceland VVS A
India VVS A
Indonesia VVS L
Iran, Islamic Republic of VVS L
Iraq VVS L
Ireland VVS A
Israel VVS A
Italy VVS A
Ivory Coast VVS L
Jamaica VVŠ L
Japan VVS A
Jordan VVS L
Kazakhstan VVS A
Kenya VVS L
Kiribati VVS L
Korea VVS A
Korea, Demo. People's Rep. of VVS B
Kosovo  VVS B
Kuwait VVS L
Kyrgyzstan VVS B
Lao People's Democratic Republic VVS L
Latvia VVS A
Lebanon VVS L
Lesotho VVS A
Liberia VVS A
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya VVS L
Liechtenstein VVS A
Lithuania VVŠ A
Luxembourg VVS A
Macedonia VVS B
Madagascar VVS L
Malawi VVS A
Malaysia VVS L
Maldives VVS L
Mali VVS L
Malta VVS A
Marshall Islands VVS A
Mauritania VVS L
Mauritius VVS A
Mayotte VVS L
Melilla VVS L
Mexico VVS A
Micronesia, Federated States of VVS L
Moldova, Republic of VVS B
Monaco VVS A
Mongolia VVS B
Montenegro VVS B
Morocco VVS L
Mozambique VVS L
Myanmar VVS L
Namibia VVS A
Nauru VVS L
Nepal VVS L
Netherlands VVS A
New Zealand VVS A
Nicaragua VVS L
Niger VVS L
Nigeria VVS L
Niue VVS A
Norfolk Island VVS L
Norway VVS A
Oman VVS L
Pakistan VVS L
Palau VVS L
Panama VVS A
Papua New Guinea VVS L
Paraguay VVS L
Peru VVS A
Philippines VVS L
Poland MSMT B
Portugal VVS B
Qatar VVS L
Republic of Guinea VVS L
Romania VVS B
Russia (Russian Federation) VVS B
Rwanda VVS L
Saint Kitts and Nevis VVS A
Saint Lucia VVS A
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines VVS A
Samoa VVS A
San Marino VVS A
Sao Tome and Principe VVS A
Saudi Arabia VVS L
Senegal VVS L
Serbia VVS B
Seychelles VVS A
Sierra Leone VVS L
Singapore VVS L
Slovakia VVS B
Slovenia MSMT B
Solomon Islands VVS L
Somalia VVS L
South Africa VVS A
South Georgia VVS L
Spain VVS B
Sri Lanka VVS L
Sudan VVS L
Suriname VVS A
Swaziland VVS A
Sweden VVS A
Switzerland VVS B
Syrian Arab Republic VVS B
Taiwan VVS L
Tajikistan VVS L
Tanzania, United Republic of VVS L
Thailand VVS L
Timor-Leste (East Timor) VVS L
Togo VVS L
Tokelau VVS L
Tonga VVS A
Trinidad & Tobago VVS A
Tunisia VVS L
Turkey VVS A
Turkmenistan VVS L
Tuvalu VVS L
Uganda VVS L
Ukraine VVS B
United Arab Emirates VVS L
United Kingdom VVS A
United States VVS A
Uruguay VVS L
Uzbekistan VVS B
Vanuatu VVS A
Vatican City State VVS L
Venezuela VVS A
Vietnam VVS B
Yemen VVS B
Zambia VVS L
Zimbabwe VVS L

data as of November 2013

Glossary

  • VVS - Recognition is decided by a Public University, which carries out an accredited (degree) programme as a first-degree authority
  • MSMT - Recognition is decided by Ministry of Education , Youth and Sport
  • A - University diploma apostille verification in compliance with the Hague agreement
  • B - University diploma verification is not required, agreement of legal help exists
  • L - University diploma verification in compliance with § 90 para. 3 on Higher Education Law (i.e. by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, or by foreign authority and representative body of the Czech republic)