Authentication

Authentication

Degree Authentication

  • For those who attended Kindergarten through 8th grade in our jurisdiction wishing to have their grade reports authenticated prior to returning to Kuwait, please provide the documents below.


    • Passport copy
    • Civil ID copy
    • Official report card/grade reports. Must be mailed or emailed from the school to our office.
    • Verification letter or email from the school verifying the dates attended, last grade completed by the student, and school’s accreditation agency.
    • Mailing address (if address is in Kuwait, we need you to send us a prepaid Fedex label)

    Please send all documents to the following address:
    Kuwait Cultural Office - Los Angeles
    Attn: Authentication
    801 S. Figueroa Street, Suite 1900
    Los Angeles, CA 90017

    * If you are a sponsored student wishing to authenticate grade reports for your dependents please provide the documents to your respective academic advisor in our office.

    If you have any questions regarding your request you may email authentication@kuwaitculturela.org . Please allow 3-5 business days for processing once we have all required documents.

  • For those who attended High School in our jurisdiction wishing to have their transcripts and/or diploma authenticated prior to returning to Kuwait, please provide the documents below:


    • Passport copy
    • Civil ID copy
    • Two official sealed high school transcripts from all U.S. high schools attended. Must note graduation date if you graduated. Must be mailed directly from the school.
    • Unofficial copy of high school diploma (if available)
    • Verification letter or email from the school verifying the dates attended, last grade completed by the student, and school’s accreditation agency.
    • Mailing address (if address is in Kuwait, we need you to send us a prepaid Fedex label)
    • Phone number and email address

    Please send all documents to the following address:
    Kuwait Cultural Office - Los Angeles
    Attn: Authentication
    801 S. Figueroa Street, Suite 1900
    Los Angeles, CA 90017

    If you have any questions regarding your request you may email authentication@kuwaitculturela.org. Please allow 3-5 business days for processing once we have all required documents.

  • For privately funded students who attended a two-year college in our jurisdiction wishing to have their degree authenticated prior to returning to Kuwait. Study period for the Associates degree in the U.S. must have been a minimum of 2 years. If the two-year college is approved by our Cultural Office, you must first create your authentication request through MOHE’s Dayrah website: http://www.mohe.edu.kw/dayrah/services/equivalency.html . You must upload all required documents in their system and make sure it is assigned to the LA Office. You or a family member must visit floor M3 of the Kuwait Ministry of Higher Education to sign a release form in order for our office to receive and process requests. You can then send the following:

    • Two official sealed transcripts from all colleges attended. Must be mailed directly from the school.
    • Authenticated copy of admission letter, if previously completed by our office
    • Non-traditional course verification form (link to form) from every college attended which indicates the courses and credits taken online. Must be mailed/emailed directly from the school.
    • Unofficial copy of high school transcript
    • High School Equivalency letter from Kuwait Ministry of Education

    Please send all documents to the following address:
    Kuwait Cultural Office - Los Angeles
    Attn: Authentication
    801 S. Figueroa Street, Suite 1900
    Los Angeles, CA 90017

    If you have any questions regarding your request you may email authentication@kuwaitculturela.org . Please allow 3-5 business days for processing once we have all required documents.

  • For privately funded students who attended a four-year university in our jurisdiction wishing to have their degree authenticated prior to returning to Kuwait. Total years of study for the Bachelors degree must have been a minimum of 3 years. For those with previous approved PAAET diploma, minimum years of study for Bachelors degree must have been 2 years. If the university and major are approved by our Cultural Office, you must first create your authentication request through MOHE’s Dayrah website: http://www.mohe.edu.kw/dayrah/services/equivalency.html . You must upload all required documents in their system and make sure it is assigned to the LA Office. You or a family member must visit floor M3 of the Kuwait Ministry of Higher Education to sign a release form in order for our office to receive and process request. You can then send the following:

    • Two official sealed transcripts from all colleges attended. Must be mailed directly from the school.
    • Authenticated copy of admission letter, if previously completed by our office
    • Non-traditional course verification form (link to form) from every college attended which indicates the courses and credits taken online. Must be mailed/emailed directly from the school.
    • Unofficial copy of high school transcript
    • High School Equivalency letter from Kuwait Ministry of Education

    Please send all documents to the following address:
    Kuwait Cultural Office - Los Angeles
    Attn: Authentication
    801 S. Figueroa Street, Suite 1900
    Los Angeles, CA 90017

    Once we have received all required documents, the Dayrah request, and you did not exceed the Ministry's rule of 4 courses (12 credits) in non-traditional courses, then we will proceed with your request. If you have any questions regarding your request you may email authentication@kuwaitculturela.org . Please allow 3-5 business days for processing once we have all required documents.