Issuing of Certificates of Graduation and Completion

How to Submit a Request

Requests for certificates are accepted through post mail (or email for those overseas). After filling in the below items, send the request by enclosing a self-addressed stamped envelope (an A4 size envelope with a stamp of the proper postage amount affixed). Those overseas may use an International Coupon.

  1. Name
  2. Date of birth
  3. Address and telephone number
  4. School year of enrollment, year and month of graduation (completion)
  5. Subject (major) or specialty (field of study) at the time of enrolment
  6. Reason for issuing the certificate and recipient of the certificate
  7. Type and number of certificates
  8. Name in Roman letters: If an English certificate is requested (as written on the request form)
  9. Prefecture of permanent domicile (for certificate of credits earned for a teaching license)


  • Certificates are issued in three to five days after receiving a request.  Same-day issuing facility is not available.
  • If you have any preferences about how the certificate is sealed, indicate them clearly.
  • If the request is urgent, affix an additional express delivery fee to the self-addressed stamped envelope.
  • Qualification-related certificates are issued in one week after receiving a request (depending upon the situation).
  • Transcripts in English for those who were enrolled as undergraduates before 1993 are issued in one week after receiving a request.
  • For those who are in overseas, certificates are issued after a self-addressed stamped envelope is received.

Request address


Educational Affairs Office , Graduate School of Humanities, Osaka University, 1-5 Machikaneyamacho Toyonaka City,  Osaka 560-8532  JAPAN

Telephone number: 06-6850-5084