For applications to universities and businesses, authenticated copies of certificates are often required. We can authenticate documents free of charge for RWTH students if they meet certain requirements.
Rules and requirements
You must bring the copies that you want to have authenticated yourself. The copies must be single-sided and readable. The copy must have the same format as the original.
The documents must be academic documents (diploma, internship certificate, language course certificate, …).
We are not allowed to certify personal status documents (identity cards, marriage certificates, birth certificates, police clearance certificates, …).
We certify only to specific addressees.
We must be able to understand the documents (German/English or with certified translation).
The documents should be brought loose to us.
The sheets should not be too thick
(normal printing paper)
Please see the guidelines of the city of Aachen.
Authentication of other documents
If you cannot have your document authenticated by us because it does not meet the requirements, you can have it authenticated by the city of Aachen or other authorities.
Authentications during Corona
Due to the current situation, we offer our authentication service twice a week and only with prior appointment booking through our booking system.
We carry out the authentications in our offices in the Mensa Academica. You can find a map here.
You must wear a mask in our office.