Electronic services linked to official degrees

Authentic electronic copy of university degree (e-degree certificate) and online consultation of university degrees

If you already have a paper copy of your university qualification, you can request ane-degree certificate, an authentic electronic copy that will save you time and money with administrative procedures. 

The official-degree consultation service at the Ministry of Education allows you to consult the data on your university degree and authorise third parties to consult the degree.

Authentic electronic copy of degree certificate (e-degree certificate)

What is it?

Authentic copies of degree certificates are part of an additional service offered by the University of Girona to its degree holders, through the company SIGNE SA.

These are electronically signed copies of degree certificates in PDF format that offer the same legal guarantees as hardcopy degree certificates. This copy is available from SIGNE SA’s Graduate Portal.

What is it for?

Its purpose is to enable graduates who so wish to have an electronic copy of their degree certificates whenever and wherever they want and to manage their procedures at any enterprise, university or body that requires this from them, thereby saving them time and money.

E-degree certificates can be used anywhere and in any circumstance. It is a practical, modern and sustainable document that can help you enter the labour market.

When and where can it be requested?

It can be requested at any time after the official degree certificate has been collected, through the My UdG intranet's online procedures.

Once the request has been formally made and the corresponding fees paid, the graduate will receive an email message within a maximum period of one week containing an authentication code for accessing the authentic electronic copy of their degree certificate.

How much does it cost?

E-degree certificates currently cost 30 euros. The price is established annually by Catalan Government decree. It is paid through My UdG 's online processing procedure.

What are its advantages?

  • Having an authentic electronic copy, at a very low one-off cost, throughout your professional life.
  • Having the possibility of accessing an authentic copy of your degree certificate from any part of the world with internet access and of downloading and emailing it.
  • Sparing yourself the need for travelling with your hardcopy degree certificate for making an attested copy or accrediting its authenticity, thereby avoiding not just the risk of losing your document but also administrative procedures and costs arising from applying for your degree certificate's duplication.
  • Enjoying the guarantee of a permanent electronic document, in contrast to your original certificate’s inevitable physical deterioration.

Consult university degree certificates online

What does this involve?

The Ministry of Education and Vocational Training (MEFP) has a register of all the Spanish State's official university degrees certificates.

Its e-Headquarters enables graduates to consult the data on their degree certificates and, if they so wish, to generate authorisation codes so third parties can consult them as well.

This allows graduates to demonstrate their possession of university degrees in a reliable way before authorities, companies, etc.

What are its requirements?

The following requirements have to be met in order to access the service:

  • Being in possession of a university degree issued in the Spanish State.
  • Having electronic national ID code (DNIe) or a recognised digital certificate.

One of the valid certificates is theidCAT , which is issued by the Catalan Government.

What are the steps that have to be followed?

  1. Access the Consult official university degree certificates page Consulta de títulos universitarios oficiales or enter MEFP’s e-Headquarters directly.
  2. Identify yourself through your DNIe or a recognised digital certificate.
  3. If it is your first time accessing the e-Headquarters, fill in the registration form.
  4. Click “Acceso solicitud” to display your certificate’s or certificates’ data.

How is an authorisation generated?

  1. Click “Añadir autorización” and enter the necessary data.
  2. Choose the PDF or QR code option from “Autorizaciones sobre título” tab, and send it to the person, institution or enterprise you wish to authorise for consulting your degree certificate.
  3. Authorised third parties will be able to verify the degree certificate's authenticity through a secure verification code associated with the authorisation.