Request for Certificates


(Note) Application is principally accepted at the Educational Affairs or by post ONLY. Application by email, phone, or FAX is not accepted.

Application at the Educational Affairs


1. Please submit the Request for Certificates after filling in the necessary details
2. Please note that certificates cannot be issued on the day the request is submitted (Please refer to "Days Necessary
 for Issuance").

If applicants would like to receive the documents by post, please bring a self-addressed and stamped envelope. Please be sure to write your name and address on the envelope.

Office Hours: 09:00 - 17:00
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, summer holidays, year-end/new-year holiday, and a few days due to administrative work for entrance exams

Application by Post


1. Please send the Request for Certificates (Form provided as Excel and PDF files) and a self-addressed and stamped*
 envelope to the Educational Affairs Section, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University.
2. Details to be filled in
 ① Name of Applicant (The name should be filled in English if the applicant needs the documents in English) and
   Student Number (if you remember it)
 ② Date of Birth
 ③ Year and Month of Enrollment/ Year and Month of Graduation
 ④ Name of Department (Major)
 ⑤ Type of Certificate Applied for (Japanese or English)
 ⑥ Number of ⑤ Required
 ⑦ Purpose of Application and Where to Send the Requested Certificates
 ⑧ Contact Information of Applicant (Must be accessible during daytime)
3. As a rule,
 It takes 3–5 days to issue certificates in Japanese and 7-10 days to issue certificates in English (Please refer to
 "Days Necessary for Issuance" for details).
4. Transcript is issued sealed (Envelope is provided by the office).
 (Reference)
 Size of Sealed Envelope
 For certificates in Japanese: 9.5cm×21.8cm
 For certificates in English (air mail): 10.5cm×23.3cm
 ・If you have a special request regarding sealing the envelope, please let us know.
5. Size of Document is A4
 The size of academic transcripts depends on the year of graduation, the number of subjects to be studied,
 and the language (Japanese or English) used in the transcripts.
6. Please prepare suitable stamped envelopes in consideration of the points 4 and 5 above.
 【In Japan】For example:
 To request a copy of transcript,
 You need to prepare
 one self-addressed envelope of size 3 (12cm×23.5cm), stamped, with an 82-yen postage stamp.
 【For Overseas】
 Please contact Educational Affairs for details by phone or email.

Days Necessary for Issuance


Certificates cannot be issued on the day the request is submitted
Upon receiving your request, we issue certificates within the time periods mentioned below. However, please understand that we may need a few extra days in case of system issues. We would appreciate it if you could allow yourself plenty of time to apply for certificates.

 1. Certificate of Graduation in Japanese, Transcript in Japanese
  3-5 days after the application documents arrive at the Educational Affairs.
  (Note*)
  7-10 days for those who graduated before 1998.
 2. Certificate of Graduation in English, Transcript in English
  7-10 days after the application documents arrive at the Educational Affairs.
 3. Other Certificates
  Certificate of Credits (For the teacher training course)
  7-10 days after the application documents arrive at the Educational Affairs.

*Please contact Educational Affairs for details by phone or email.

Overseas Applications
We can send documents overseas by only EMS. As the cost of EMS depends on the country and region, please check the cost carefully and affix the postage stamps for the required amount. Please contact Educational Affairs if you cannot purchase Japanese postage stamps.

Contact

 Educational Affairs Section
 Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University
 1-7 Machikaneyama-cho, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-0043
 Phone: 81-6-6850-5204
 Email: kyoumu@econ.osaka-u.ac.jp

1-7, Machikaneyama, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-0043, JAPAN
TEL:+81-6-6850-6111 FAX:+81-6-6850-5205
E-MAIL : ieo@econ.osaka-u.ac.jp