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Certificates

This page explains how to issue certificates for current students, graduated students, and students who have withdrawn from the following Schools: The School of Global Japanese Studies, the School of Interdisciplinary Mathematical Sciences, The Graduate School of Global Japanese Studies, and the Graduate School of Advanced Mathematical Sciences

Important Notice
New service for issuing certificates
Meiji University started a service for issuing certificates outside the university from December, 2021. Please see details here (Japanese only)

Changes in certificate issue fee
The certificate issue fees were revised from Monday, December 13, 2021.
Please see details here (Japanese only)

Issuing certificates (current students)

Certificates are available through the automated certificate-issuing machines at each campus. To minimize the risk of infection, current students can also apply by mail.
Students who currently live outside of Japan can either ask a friend or acquaintance to apply on behalf, or contact Nakano Campus for instructions. 
Email: n-syoumei@mics.meiji.ac.jp

Automated certificate-issuing machine

1. Location: Nakano Campus 3F (Low-rise wing)
In front of the School Office
*You can use the automated certificate-issuing machines at all four campuses

2. Operation hours
Please see the latest information here (Japanese only)

If you need the certificate to be enclosed in an official envelope, please bring the certificate to counter no.1 at Nakano Campus Office. 
*Office open hours

 

Application by mail

 Please send the following items to Nakano Campus Office:
i) Application for certificates 
(Print on A4 size paper. Please refer to the sample and write in Japanese only.)
ii) Issue fee:
By domestic money order for the exact amount, or domestic registered mail for sending cash
iii) A copy of a photo ID 
(Passport, residence card, or driver's license)
iv) A self addressed envelope with stamps
Please make sure to write the address and attach the stamps.

If you need the certificate to be enclosed in an envelope, please indicate this on the application form.
We will send you the certificate within 3 or 4 days after receiving the application.

Issuing certificates (graduates)

If you have already graduated from or left Meiji University, you can either apply by mail or in person at Nakano Campus. Please visit counter no.1 at the Nakano Campus Office if applying in person.
If you currently live outside of Japan, you can either ask a friend or acquaintance to apply on behalf, or contact Nakano Campus for instructions. 
 
※ You cannot apply by telephone, email or fax.
※ If another person is applying for you, they need to bring your authorization letter. Please refer to Applications on behalf for details about the authorization letter.
※ The name that was registered during your enrollment will be used in the certificate.
※If your family name changed after graduation and you need to issue a certificate with your new family name, please bring or send an official copy of the Family Register.

★Application in person at Nakano Campus Office:

Due to the current restrictions, please enter the campus from the entrance next to the Security Center. Please inform the staff the purpose of your visit (issuing a certificate). Due to health and safety measures, please make your visit short and leave the campus building once you receive the certificate.

Please submit the following items to counter no.1 in the Nakano Campus Office.
1) Application form for certificates (A4 size. Written in Japanese only. Please refer to the sample)
2) Issue fee (see the chart below)
3) ID with photo (passport, residence card or driver's license)
※ If the certificate needs to be provided in an officially sealed envelope, please indicate this on the application form.
※ Certificates are processed within 10 to 20 minutes.

★Application on behalf

If you are asking another person to make your application on behalf, these documents are also required in addition to the items listed above.
1. Authorization Letter from the applicant
2. Photocopy of the applicant's photo ID
3. Photocopy of photo ID of the person making the application on behalf

In the Authorization Letter, please make sure to include the following items a) - d):
a) The name, home address, contact information (telephone number, etc.) of the person who is applying on behalf of the applicant.
b) Indicate what the person applying can access - in other words, that you give full authority for applying and receiving the certificate to this person.
c) The date the authorization letter was created.
d) The applicant's name (handwritten by the applicant), seal, current address, date of birth, graduation date, department enrolled, and contact information (telephone number, etc.)

There is no required format, but you can use this form.
*Authorization Letter

Please submit to  

〒164-8525 
Nakano Campus Office, 
Meiji University
4-21-1 Nakano
Nakano-ku, Tokyo (03-5343-8013)

 

★Application by mail

Please send the following items to Nakano Campus Office:
i) Application for certificates
(Print on A4 size paper. Please refer to the sample and write in Japanese only.)
ii) Issue fee:
By domestic money order for the exact amount, or domestic registered mail for sending cash
iii) A copy of a photo ID
(Passport, residence card, or driver's license)
iv) A self addressed envelope with stamps
Please make sure to write the address and attach the stamps.

If you need the certificate to be enclosed in an envelope, please indicate this on the application form.
We will send you the certificate within 3 or 4 days after receiving the application.

Application fees

  Type of certificate Processing fee
Japanese Certificate of enrollment 300 yen
Certificate of expected graduation 300 yen
Certificate of graduation 500 yen
Transcript Current student 300 yen
Graduate 500 yen
Certificate of withdrawal/expulsion 500 yen
English Certificate of enrollment 300 yen
Ccertificate of expected graduation 300 yen
Certificate of graduation 500 yen
Transcript Current student 300 yen
Graduate 500 yen
Certificate of withdrawal/expulsion 500 yen



※Issuing commission by mail: Either a postal money order for the exact amount or registered mail for cash.
※For further information, please contact Nakano Campus Office by email: n-syoumei@mics.meiji.ac.jp

Office

Nakano Campus Office
〒164-8525
4-21-1 Nakano, Nakano-ku, Tokyo 164-8525, Japan
TEL : 03-5343-8013
Email: n-syoumei@mics.meiji.ac.jp