Authentication Services

Authentication & Certification

AMIDEAST/Jordan is the preferred service provider of the Ministry of Higher Education in providing information on U.S. education and the accreditation status of particular institutions.  The Jordan office serves hundreds of Jordanian return students in authenticating their degrees and certifying institutional accreditation/legitimacy. 

AMIDEAST/Amman offers authentication and accreditation services of American degrees obtained from accredited schools in the US and/or from American universities recognized by the US Council of Higher Education. 

If you are an American high school graduate or an American university graduate, you need to authenticate your degree.

Other Services

  • True copy certification, indicating that a photocopy of a Jordanian educational credential is an exact duplicate.
REMINDER! When you visit us, please make sure you have a national ID or passport in order to enter the building.

Transcripts must be sent directly to AMIDEAST's Jordan office by the school or university!

 1. I am a graduate from an American University. What do I need to do to authenticate my degree? How long does it take? How much does it cost?

  • We will need to verify that your university is accredited. If it is not then we cannot authenticate your documents. If the university is accredited please follow the steps below.
  • If you only attended this university – please ask the university to send your transcript directly to the address at the end of this document.
  • If you attended more than one university – please ask all universities to send your transcripts directly to the address at the end of this document.
  • Inquire with us if your transcript is received (between 1 and 3 weeks after sending depending on the mail service). When it is, you will need to bring in your original diploma.
  • Please carefully fill out a form at our office so we can provide you with an efficient service.
  • The process can take from seven up to ten business days from when you have completed the form and payment.
  • The cost of this service is 80 JD. 

2. I am an engineer, graduate from an American University. I want to do an equivalency and I want to register with the Jordanian Engineering Association. What do I need to do? How long does it take? How much does it cost?

  •  We will need to verify that your university is accredited. If it is not then we cannot authenticate your documents. If the university is accredited, please follow the steps below.
  • You need to ask your university to send two transcripts to the address at the end of this document.
  • Enquire with us if your transcript is received (between 1 and 3 weeks after sending depending on the mail service). When it is you will need to bring in your original diploma.
  • Please carefully fill out a form at our office so we can provide you with an efficient service.
  • The process can take from seven to ten business days  from when you have completed the form and payment.
  • The cost of this service is 80 JD. 2 Masters from the same university cost 80 JD, from different universities 160 JD.
  • AMIDEAST will send your transcripts to the Jordanian Engineering Association. Afterwards, the customer is required to follow up with the Jordanian Engineering Association to complete their requirements and process after doing their equivanlency at the Ministry of Higher Education.

3. I am a doctor with an American board/ medical training certificate or fellowship, what do I need to do to authenticate the Board/certificate I have?

  • You will need to bring in your original board/ certificate for us to verify and authenticate it and stamp it.
  • Please carefully fill out a form at our office so we can provide you with efficient service.
  • This service will cost you 100 JD.

4. I am a high school graduate from the US and I want to do the Tawjihi equivalency. What do I need to do?

  • We will need to verify that your school is accredited. If it is not accredited then we cannot authenticate your documents. If it is accredited, please follow the steps below.
  • If you are from an American School in the US, you need to ask your school to send your    transcripts for grades 10-12 directly to the address at the end of this document.
  • If you graduated from an International school, you need to bring in by hand your transcripts for grades 10-12 stamped by the Ministry of Education.
  • You need to have 7 SAT subject tests or AP exams in combination or 6 plus one A-level, IB, or Tawjihi Arabic exam; We cannot process your paperwork before we have all the above .
  • Enquire with us if your transcript is received. Once it is you need to bring in the original high school diploma and the original SAT/ AP score reports.
  • Please carefully fill out a form at our office so we can provide you with an efficient service.
  • This process can take from 7 to 10 business days.
  • The cost of this service is 80 JD

5. I am a student in grade 1- 9. What do I need to do to authenticate my report card?

  • We will need to verify that your school is accredited; if it is not accredited then we cannot authenticate your report card. Once we have confirmed that it is accredited, please follow the steps below.
  • Please ask your school to send your transcripts for 1-9 directly to the address at the end of this document.
  • If you have the transcripts they must be in a sealed envelope. If not in a sealed envelope we will have to first verify with the school that they are authentic. This will take longer to complete your paperwork.
  • Please carefully fill out a form at our office so we can provide you with an efficient service.
  • This process can take from 7 to 10 business days.
  • The cost of this service is 40 JD

6. I am a student in grade 10-11. What do I need to do to authenticate my report card? 

  • We will need to verify that your school is accredited; if it is not accredited then we cannot authenticate your report card. Once we have confirmed that it is accredited, please follow the steps below.
  • Please ask your school to send your transcripts for 10-11 directly to the address at the end of this document.
  • Please carefully fill out a form at our office so we can provide you with an efficient service.
  • This process can take from 6 to 10 business days.
  • The cost of this service is 40 JD

7. I am a high school graduate from Jordan and I want to do the Tawjihi equivalency. What do I need to do?

If you graduated from an accredited high School with regional accreditation, i.e. AdvancED community.

You need to bring the following documents for the authentication process:

  • Original report cards for grades 10, 11 and 12. All report cards have to be stamped by the Ministry Of Education.
  • Your original high school diploma, this needs to be stamped from the Ministry of Education.
  • All original SAT subject tests SCORE REPORT, if you received any official score. You need to pass 7 SAT subject exams / AP tests with a minimum score of 450 out of 800 in each subject exam and minimum of 3/5 for the AP.
  • Provide your College Board account details (username and password) for purpose of verification.

The authentication process shall take from 7 up to 10 business days. The fees for this service is 40 JD, AMIDEAST provides the Rush service which costs extra 25 JOD and the process will take 3-4 business days.

8. I am a high school graduate from other Arab Countries and I want to do the Tawjihi equivalency in Jordan. What do I need to do?

Please provide the following documents for the authentication process:

  • Original report cards for grades 10, 11 and 12. All report cards then have to be stamped by the followings:
  • The Ministry Of Education of the same country of graduation
  • From the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the country of graduation.
  • Then stamp it from the consulate/Embassy of Jordan.
  • From the Jordanian Ministry of foreign affairs.
  • Your original high school diploma and it needs stamping the same as your report cards.
  • All original SAT subject SCORE REPORTS, if you received any official score reports. You need to pass 7 SAT subject exams / AP tests with a minimum score of 450 out of 800 in each subject exam and minimum of 3/5 for the AP.
  • Provide your College Board account details (username and password) for purpose of verification.

The authentication process shall take 7 up to 10 business days. The fees for this service is 80 JD, AMIDEAST provides the Rush service which costs extra 25 JOD and the process will take 3-4 business days.

NOTE: Only High School graduates from Saudi Arabia need to stamp their report cards; 10, 11 and 12 from the Ministry of Education in Saudi Arabia and then bring the documents to the consulate here in Jordan to finish the process of stamps. Then stamp it from the Ministry of Foreign affairs in Jordan.

9. I need to do the U.S. State Department Document Authentication Service for my degree to work in one of the Middle East countries. What do I need to do?

  • We will need you to contact us so we can make sure of the embassy of the destination country that you require a stamp from,. 
  • We will need you to bring in your official diploma.
  • Fill out a form and a release form.
  • The fee for this service is 248 JOD.
  • Process will take from four to six weeks to get the document ready.

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Regular Mailing address

AMIDEAST/Jordan Authentication Department
2025 M ST NW STE 600
Washington, DC 20036
USA

Regular mail service will take 21 days to reach our office.