DIRECTIONS TO REQUEST A VALIDATION OF STUDIES COMPLETED IN A FOREIGN COUNTRY DEPARTAMENTO DE ACREDITACION Y TITULACION DE ESTUDIOS SECCION DE CONVALIDACION TEL. 688-9700 ext. 367 1. All documentation that certifies that a student has approved studies in a foreign country must be legalized by the country where such studies where completed by the following institutions: a) Ministry of Education b) Ministry of Foreign Relations c) Dominican Consulate 2. In countries where the Dominican Republic does not have a consulate, documents can be legalized by a notary public of such country. 3. Bring an official transcript for middle school or the equivalent report cards for 7th and 8th grades. 4. Bring transcript for every high school grade completed. If the student has a certificate of completion it must be presented along with the report cards. 5. Photocopy all documents and present them with the original. 6. If documents are not in Spanish, they must be translated to such language by a judicial interpreter and present the original and the certified translation. 7. Bring copy of birth certificate. 8. Copy of multiple Visa.