Regarding certificates for graduates, etc. for which the application is received after July 1, 2019, the prescribed issuance fee will be charged with consideration for beneficiary’s burden and operation costs. The fee is 500 yen per copy (either in Japanese or English).
In addition, an application for certificates in person at the responsible office of KIT or by mail will no longer be accepted, but instead the applicants need to make an application via the certificate issuance application web page.
[Application for certificates by current students]
Current students can use an automatic certificate issuance machine.
For more information, see Certificate Issue Current Students
In-person applications or applications by mail, phone or email will not be accepted.
The certificate issuance fee can be paid only by using a credit card or convenience store payment method.
Certificates cannot be issued immediately. Confirm the days required for issuance, and carry out the application procedures well in advance, so as to be able to meet the deadline designated by your place of submission.
Upload image data of your ID card (e.g. driver’s license, health insurance card, or passport) on the certificate issuance application web page for proof of identity.
Prepare in advance the image data using a smartphone, digital camera, scanner, or other means.
* Usable file format
Image data: JPG/PNG/PDF
File capacity: Up to 2 MB per file
◆Make an application via the web page address.
(By clicking on the above link, you will be directed to an external website.)
For domestic addressses:
|Regular mail||140 yen
Regardless of the number of certificates issued, 140 yen will be uniformly charged per application
|Express mail||430 yen
Regular mail fee + Express mail fee of 290 yen
|Letter Pack Light||370 yen
A tracking service is available. The certificate will be delivered to your mailbox. The number of delivery days required by Letter Pack Light is generally the same as that of express mail, but it may take about one more day to deliver depending on the situation.
※For delivery information, see the Japan Post website（https://www.post.japanpost.jp/index.html）
For overseas addresses：
Delivery to overseas addresses will be handled by EMS (Express Mail Service).
|First Zone: Asia||1,400 yen|
|Second Zone: Oceania/North America /Central America/Middle East||2,400 yen|
|Second Zone: Europe||2,450 yen|
|Third Zone: South America/Africa||2,400 yen|
The table below shows approximate issue times (excluding non-business days, such as weekends and holidays) for a certificate after payment is confirmed.
(Regarding certificates for which payment of fees is confirmed by 12:00 am on the day, the issuance process will start on the following business day.)
Note that if you enrolled at KIT before 1992 or request a certificate issue during a busy period, it may take additional days to issue the requested certificate. Apply well in advance.
|Type of certificate||Number of days required|
|University Transcript||2 days|
Certificate/Certificate of Completion
|Certificate of Degree Conferred||3 days|
|Certificate of Credits Earned||4 days|
|Certificate of Enrollment/Certificate of Completion of
Required Doctoral Coursework
|Certificate related to Architecture License Exam||2 days|
|Certificate of Academic Achievement||10～14 days|
|Certificate of Credits Earned in Chemistry/
Museum Curator License
|Certificates other than the above (* 1)||7～10 days|
|Certificates for non-degree students
(e.g. research students, credited auditors, etc.)
(※1): “Certificates other than the above” may not be available. Inquire in advance as to whether your desired certificate can be issued via email.
gakucert[at]kit.ac.jp (change [at] to @)
Since certificates are printed on anti-falsification (official) paper, they will not be sealed in principle. If a sealed envelope is required by your place of submission, be sure to indicate that in detail in the remarks column in “2. Selection of Type of Certificate/Selection of Certificate Receiving Method” on the web application page.
We will issue a certificate bearing your name at the time of graduation. It is not possible to issue a certificate bearing a different name for a person who has changed his/her name.
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* In-person applications will not be accepted.
Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm / 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
* 8:30 am to 7:30 pm from Monday to Friday only during class periods
Closed：Saturdays, Sundays and holidays
Summer holiday (to be posted on the KIT website as soon as it is decided)
New Year holiday (December 29 – January 3)
Personal information you provide the university will only be used for the issuance of certificates and will not be used or disclosed for any other purpose.
Records and Certification, Educational Affairs Office, Kyoto Institute of Technology
Matsugasaki, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8585 Japan
E-mail: gakucert[at]kit.ac.jp (change [at] to @)
* KIT uses the domain “@kit.ac.jp” or “@edu.kit.ac.jp” when sending you notices. Configure your domain designated reception settings to allow email from the above domains.
To search for syllabi issued after AY 2012) go to:
To request a copy of a syllabus issued before AY2012, contact
gakucert[at]kit.ac.jp (change [at] to @).
When submitting KIT graduation certificates and other KIT documents to foreign institutions, you may be required to have the official seal authenticated with an apostille or other procedure. Refer to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website for an outline of authentication procedures.
KIT cannot apply to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on your behalf. Contact a notary public, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, or your embassy in Japan to complete the procedures. Alternatively, you can purchase the services of an administrative scrivener to complete the procedures on your behalf. The International Affairs Office can refer you to an administrative scrivener’s office if you contact us at:
ses[at]kit.ac.jp (change [at] to @).