Navigating Certification Requirements

When it comes to pursuing higher education opportunities in Kuwait, understanding the certification requirements is crucial. Whether you hold a Kuwaiti high school certificate from public schools or have completed your education in a private Arabic or foreign school, obtaining the necessary approval from the Ministry of Education is essential.

Understanding Certification Requirements

Certificates Awarded in Kuwait

  • Kuwaiti high school certificate (public schools, full-year courses, semester system)
  • High school certificate (private Arabic school or foreign schools: American, English, bilingual and others) approved by the Ministry of Education in Kuwait

Certificates Awarded outside Kuwait

  • High school certificates from outside Kuwait must be original, stamped and authenticated by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the originating country as well as by the Kuwaiti Embassy in that country. Certificates then must be authenticated by the Ministry of Education in Kuwait (Private Education Department)
  • National secondary education certificates from a variety of countries are accepted by GUST. For further information regarding requirements for a specific country, please contact the GUST Office of Admissions and Registration
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