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Request an endorsed academic transcript or duplicate degree certificate

If you are a current or past student, please click the links below to find out how to request a:

Please Note - Delivery timescales:
Your documents will normally be ready for posting/emailing 3-5 working days after receipt of your order. In some cases, we will need to request historic files from our archive, which may delay your order by up to two weeks.

Once we have prepared your documents, our normal delivery methods are:

  • UK orders are sent via Royal Mail second class post and will normally arrive within two working days.
  • Overseas orders are sent via Airmail. This is an untracked service and delivery may take up to two weeks.

What is an academic transcript?

An Academic Transcript will provide the following information:

  • The modules/classes which have been taken in each year of study.
  • Any credits transferred in or gained as part of an exchange programme.
  • The assessment and reassessment (as appropriate) grades for each module/class.
  • The total number of credits gained in each module taken and in each year of study.
  • The total number of ECTS credits gained in each module taken and in each year of study (where applicable).
  • The degree awarded and degree classification (where applicable).
  • A link to an explanation of the appropriate grading system.
  • Selected prizes and achievements.
  • Pre-1995 only - rank received and result.
  • HEAR transcripts contain further information.

Please note: Detailed descriptions of non-St Andrews courses/modules will not be shown. These should be obtained from the relevant institution.

Transcripts for current Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate Students

If you are a current student, there is no charge for academic transcripts. You should email us on transcripts@st-andrews.ac.uk from your University email address request to a pdf or printed copy of your academic transcript:

  • Printed transcripts will be posted to you in the mail.
  • PDF transcripts can be emailed to yourself or directly to any other institution. (Please ensure that you let us know the email address for other institutions).

Note: Transcripts for WES - we can upload these electronically - please supply your WES application number for us to be able to do this.

Please allow 3-5 working days for processing transcripts.

All graduating Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate students will receive two free copies of a HEAR transcript at their graduation ceremony.

Transcripts for graduated or former Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate Students

If you are a former student, you may request a pdf or printed copy of your academic transcript.

  • PDF: There is no charge for a pdf transcript. Please email transcripts@st-andrews.ac.uk giving full details of your name, date of birth and study details.
  • Transcripts for WES -  we can upload these electronically - please request a pdf transcript and supply your WES application number for us to be able to do this.
  • Printed: There is a charge of £13 for one transcript and £25 for a batch of ten transcripts. Please read and follow the instructions below to place an order.

Please take account of our delivery timescales when requesting transcripts for an application deadline.

When completing the order form, you will be asked to provide the following details:

  • Name in full (maiden name if now married).
  • Student ID number (if known).
  • Date of birth.
  • Degree and year of graduation/completion of programme.
  • Address to which you wish the transcript posted - transcripts can be posted to you, or sent directly to a company/institution at your request

You will receive an email order confirmation once the payment has been received and a further email confirmation once it has been posted.

If you need to add further information about your order, please email us at transcripts@st-andrews.ac.uk once you have made a payment, quoting your order number. Some examples are:

  • If you need to include a cover sheet or form (eg for transcripts being sent to LSAC or WES)
  • If you ordered a batch of transcripts to be sent to more than one address
  • If you have any further questions.

Please note that you should normally allow 3-5 working days from receipt of your application for your transcript to be produced plus sufficient time for delivery. If you completed your study prior to 1996 we will need to request historic files from our archive to produce your transcript, and this may delay your order by up to 2 weeks.

You can place your order and make payment here and you will receive an email order confirmation once the payment has been received.  Orders will not be issued until payment has been received in full.

Current or former Research students (PhD, MPhil, MFA)

Transcripts are not available for research degrees.

Please email transcripts@st-andrews.ac.uk to request an official letter confirming your academic record, providing the following information:

  • Name in full (maiden name if now married).
  • Student ID number (if known).
  • Date of birth.
  • Degree and year of graduation/completion of programme.
  • Postal or email address to which you wish the letter sent

Please note that you should normally allow 3-5 working days from receipt of your application for your transcript to be produced plus sufficient time for delivery. If you completed your study prior to 1996 we will need to request historic files from our archive to produce your transcript, and this may delay your order by up to 2 weeks.

Duplicate Degree Certificates

Duplicate Degree Certificates cost £30.00

When completing the order form, you will be asked to provide the following details:

  • Name in full (maiden name if now married).
  • Student ID number (if known).
  • Date of birth.
  • Degree and year of graduation/completion of programme.
  • Address to which you wish the degree certificate posted.

You will receive an email order confirmation once the payment has been received.

You can place your order and make payment here. Please note that you should normally allow 3-5 working days from receipt of your application for your transcript to be produced plus sufficient time for delivery. If you completed your study prior to 1996 we will need to request historic files from our archive to produce your transcript, and this may delay your order by up to 2 weeks.

Please note: we will not issue duplicate degree certificates in electronic / pdf format.

Timescale for document production and delivery

Your documents will normally be ready for dispatch 3-5 working days after receipt of your order. In some cases, we will need to request historic files from our archive, which may take up to two weeks. We will send you an email confirmation once your documents have been prepared and posted.

Once we have prepared your documents, our normal delivery methods are:

  • UK orders are sent via Royal Mail second class post and will normally arrive within two working days after dispatch
  • Overseas orders are sent via Airmail. This is an untracked service and delivery may take up to 2 weeks.

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