Administrative Assistant & Authentication of Academic Certificates

ECEB authenticates two types of Academic documents:


University/College Transcripts and Diplomas 

must satisfy the following conditions:

1) issued from a “regionally accredited” US university/College(The Campus must be in USA, documents for oversees campuses are not authenticated by ECEB)

2) The study program is attendance-based (not online or distance learning)

3) Document is Original  (and not a copy)

4) The Transcript must be submitted to ECEB in a university-sealed envelop and must have all the valid university official stampssignatures, and security marks 

5) The Diploma must come with an official transcript (thatsatisfies the conditions above) and must have valid signatures and university “ raised” logo     

(An Enrollment Letter can only be authenticated if it has valid signatures and university “raised” seal and if a valid transcript /report card is  presented with it.

School Reports (grades 1-12) and High School Diplomas

must satisfy the following conditions:

1) The School has to be a public school or a private school recognized by the department of Education of the state/county

2) The study program is attendance-basedstudy program (not online, distance learning, or home schooling)

3) Document is Original (and not a copy)

4) The Grade report must have the valid signatures and official school “raised” seal.

5) The High School Diploma must satisfy the graduation requirements for by the Board of Education or department of Education. (Certificate of completion and other types of  Certificates are not authenticated)



Notarization and US state department authentication are not required for authenticating the documents from ECEB.


– The cost of authentication is $40 for each single document (regardless of number pages of the document), paid by Money Order or Cashier Check. The Money order should be payable to ECEB (Kindly write your name and address on the designated  part of the money order).  Cash, personal checks  and credit cards are not accepted . For school reports, one fee is needed for grade reports representing a sequence of school years.


– You can send the documents that need authentication to our office by mail to the address shown below, along with a “prepaid” “labeled” return envelope to your desired address.


Egyptian Cultural & Educational Bureau


 1303 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington DC, 20036


– Please include in your mailed package your contact information in case our office needs to contact you.


– After authenticating the documents from ECEB, you need to authenticate it from one of the Egyptian Consulates in USA before you submit it in Egypt. (list of Egyptian Consulates in USA)


– Authentication at ECEB table 7-10 business days (not including mail time).


– If Authentication is for Military Deferment  purposes read this direction


– A true copy (issued by the university) could be authenticated only if the original is presented with it.

- Official enrolment letter must have attached transcript/report card.



For questions contact:



All Authentications 

Ms. Amy Garcia

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(202) 296-3959