I am an international student and my graduation documents require an Apostille/Authentication. What do I need to do?

Question:

I am an international student and my graduation documents require an Apostille/Authentication. What do I need to do?

Answer:

Please consult with the appropriate Embassy or Consulate of the country where the documents are to operate to determine if the country you are dealing with requires an Apostille or an Authentication.

Please refer to the frequently asked questions for further information 

This two step process involves having your original Macquarie University documents signed by an authorised person at the University. These authenticated documents will then need to be given to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) along with your Authentication Cover Letter and Document legalisation request form to have an additional seal applied.

A friend or relative may act on your behalf and they will need to bring a signed letter of authorisation (from you) and a copy of your Photo ID requesting your documents to be authenticated by an authorised officer. Please call the Student Connect on 9850 6410 for opening hours.

If you are not able to visit the University you will need to return your original documents along with the completed Authentication Cover Letter and Document legalisation request form. Once the University has authenticated your documents they will be sent to DFAT to have an additional seal applied.

If you are graduating at an upcoming graduation series please return the Authentication Cover Letter and Document legalisation request form to the Graduation Team by the ceremony RSVP deadline. Once the ceremony has taken place we will have them signed and sent to DFAT for processing.

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