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Complete Secondary Education - Mon Diplome Mydiploma

Complete Secondary Education

The recognition of a diploma of completed secondary education proves that you have completed your secondary studies abroad and have obtained what corresponds in the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles to the upper secondary education certificate (CESS) or in the Flemish Community to the Diploma Secundair Onderwijs (Diploma SO).

How to choose between the French-speaking and the Dutch-speaking procedure? We advise you to choose the linguistic community where you live and/or where you plan to develop professionally. If you are based in Brussels, you may have the choice between both procedures.

Please note: if your goal is to start / pursue studies, it is advisable in the first place to find out about the admission requirements, in order to know if a diploma recognition is required and if so, of which diploma and which type.

Cas particulier Réfugié :

If you do not have all the required documents, you can report it to the administration, which may under certain conditions be able to accept your application on the basis of your refugee status or subsidiary protection.

The procedure is free of charge if you provide proof of your refugee, subsidiary protection or asylum seeker status.

There is an additional form for asylum seekers or refugees who do not have all the required documents.

Cas particulier Actiris :

We organize information sessions for jobseekers registered at Actiris. See the dates of our next information sessions in our Agenda.

The recognition procedure is free of charge if you are registered at Actiris or VDAB as a full-time unemployed jobseeker, and receive counselling from Actiris / VDAB or one of their partners (including bon and CIRÉ), in order to find a job.

We organize information sessions for jobseekers registered at Actiris. See the dates of our next information sessions in our Agenda.

Communauté germanophone :

It is also possible to submit a recognition request to the German-speaking Community if you live or have a professional project in this region of Belgium.

For more information, visit the website of Ostbelgien.