Official Documents and Letters

During and after your studies you may be required to obtain official documents from the University of Nottingham.

Please click on the relevant heading, or on the arrow at the side, for further information and to request a document.  

If you would like another person to collect your document for you, please email student-services-documents@nottingham.ac.uk with their name, student number (if applicable), details of your order and the Centre that they will be collecting your order from. We will then be able to organise this for you.

Bank Letters

When opening a student bank account in the UK, you may be asked to provide proof that you are a student at the University of Nottingham.

Included on this document will be your home and term time address taken from your student record. Please check your details are up to date on the student portal before requesting this document.

Please request this document via the following link:

 

 

Confirmation of Degree 

Once you have graduated from the University of Nottingham, you may be required to provide evidence of your degree. We can produce a degree confirmation letter that will prove that you have studied here and verify your degree result.

Please do not order a Confirmation of Degree letter until after the date of your Graduation Ceremony, even if you are graduating in absentia. If you order before then, your order will be cancelled and refunded as we cannot produce this document until your Graduation has passed.

 

 

Confirmation of Student Status

During your time at the University, you may need to confirm your status as a current student here. A confirmation of student status letter will verify:

  • your course details and start date
  • your tuition fee liability
  • your expected completion date
  • your graduation date (if applicable)

Please request this document via the following link:

For collection - please note that this will be from the Student Services Centre on University Park. If you require your letter to be sent to another campus, please put this in the additional comments section when ordering.

For Nursing and Midwifery students, please contact the Course Administration Team, based at your centre of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy.

 

 

Council Tax Exemption 

Whilst you are a full time student at the University of Nottingham, you may not need to pay Council Tax.

If you live in one of the following areas the Student Services Centres will automatically inform your Council that you are a full time student:

  • Broxtowe Borough Council
  • Erewash Borough Council
  • Gedling Borough Council
  • North West Leicestershire District Council
  • Nottingham City Council
  • Rushcliffe Borough Council
  • Derby City Council

Please note that if you live in one of these areas, you do not need to request a Council Tax exemption document, as we will contact the Council for you.

If you receive a request for payment of Council Tax, and you live in one of these areas, notify your Council in writing that you are a student here and that your name appears on the University's listing. They should then be able to deal with your problem quickly. However, if after notifying them, you still experience difficulties please bring a copy of your bill to any Student Services Centre, where a member of staff will assist you.

If you live outside of the above areas then you do need to request a council tax exemption certificate. Please request this via the following link:

 

  

Duplicate Degree Certificates and Diploma Supplements

When you graduate from the University of Nottingham you receive a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. If you wish to purchase additional copies of these documents, please use the following links.

 

  

Transcripts

There are two different types of transcripts: graduate transcripts and provisional transcripts.

For Nursing and Midwifery students, please contact the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy.

Graduate transcripts :

Graduate transcripts confirm your final degree classification, along with a list of the modules you studied and the marks obtained.  

You can only purchase an additional graduate transcript/s after your date of graduation.

Please do not order your Graduate Transcript until after the date of your Graduation Ceremony, even if you are graduating in absentia. If you order before then, your order will be cancelled and refunded as we cannot produce this document until your Graduation has passed.

Provisional transcripts :

Provisional Transcripts can be purchased if you are currently a student with the University of Nottingham and want to request proof of the results you have obtained so far. Please note, these will not contain an overall degree classification.

Application forms:

Please select the relevant application form:

 

 

Tuition Fee Receipts

You may at some point require a receipt for a tuition fee payment which you made to the University.

This receipt will confirm details of your payment and will include your course title and academic year. Please note that it can take up to 5 working days to produce and you can receive it by email, post or collection from one of our Student Services Centres.

To order your receipt, please use request order form below:

 

Verification Requests 

Checking degree information for current and graduate students:

If you wish to verify degree information about one of our students please do so through Higher Education Degree Datacheck (HEDD).

Further information regarding HEDD and data collection is available here.

If your request is regarding a current student please be aware we require consent from the student to provide information to third parties.

If you have any questions or experience any problems with this process, please email us at verifications@nottingham.ac.uk . You can also call (0115) 9516022 between 10 am - 3 pm, Monday to Friday.

Embassies:

Embassies are entitled to free credits for verifying student information through HEDD. Please email heddhelp@prospects.ac.uk in order to obtain your free credit before using the system.

 

  

Visa documents

While you are a student here and if you have a tier 4 visa, you may need to request a CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies Certificate). To follow this link to request a CAS.

For further immigration and visa information please visit the International Office website.