High School Diploma Equivalents
AFRICA
Country
Credentials
Algeria
Baccalaurèat
Angola
Secondary School Leaving Certificate
Benin
Baccalaurèat
Botswana
Cambridge Overseas School Certificate
Burkina Faso
Baccalaurèat
Burundi
Diplôme des humanitès complètes
Cameroon
GCE O-Levels/Baccalaurèat
Cape Verde
Curso complementar do ensino secundario (Secondary Education Complementary Course)
Central African Republic
Baccalaurèat
Chad
Baccalaurèat
Comoros
N/A (secondary education is available only through grade nine)
Congo
Baccalaurèat
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Diplôme d'etat d'etudes secondaries du cycle long (State Diploma of Long Cycle Secondary Education)
Djibouti
Baccalaurèat
Egypt
General Secondary School Certificate
Equatorial Guinea
Information not available
Eritrea
Eritrean Secondary Education Examination Certificate
Ethiopia
Ethiopian School Leaving Certificate
Gabon
Baccalaurèat
Gambia, The
West African School Certificate/GCE O-Levels
Ghana
West African School Certificate/GCE O-Levels
Guinea
Baccalaurèat
Guinea-Bissau
Information not available
Ivory Coast (Côte d´Ivoire)
Baccalaurèat
Kenya
Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education
Lesotho
Cambridge Overseas School Certificate
Liberia
Senior High School Certificate
Libya
General Secondary Certificate
Madagascar
Baccalaurèat
Malawi
Cambridge Overseas School Certificate
Mali
Baccalaurèat
Mauritania
Baccalaurèat
Mauritius
Higher School Certificate
Morocco
Baccalaurèat
Mozambique
Certificado de habilitacoes literarias (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
Namibia
Cambridge Overseas School Certificate
Niger
Baccalaurèat
Nigeria
Senior School Certificate/West African School Certificate/GCE O-Levels
Rwanda
Certificat des humanitès
São Tomè and Príncipe
Certidao do ensino secundario (Secondary Education Certificate)
Senegal
Baccalaurèat
Seychelles
Cambridge Overseas School Certificate
Sierra Leone
West African School Certificate/GCE O-Levels
Somalia
Secondary School Leaving Certificate
South Africa
Senior Certificate
Sudan, The
Senior School Certificate
Swaziland
Cambridge Overseas School Certificate
Tanzania
National Form IV Examination/Certificate of Secondary Education
Togo
Baccalaurèat
Tunisia
Baccalaurèat
Uganda
Uganda Certificate of Education
Zaire
See Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Zambia
Zambia School Certificate
Zimbabwe
Cambridge Overseas School Certificate

ASIA
Country
Credentials
Afghanistan
Baccalauria
Bahrain
Secondary School Leaving Certificate
Bangladesh
Higher Secondary Certificate
Bhutan
Indian School Certificate
Brunei
Brunei/Cambridge GCE O-Levels
Burma (Myanmar)
Basic Education High School Examination/Matriculation
Cambodia
Certificate of Completion/Baccalaurèat
Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region)
Hong Kong Certificate of Education/GCE O-Levels
Indonesia
Ijazah SMA (Senior Secondary Leaving Certificate)
Iran
Certificate of Completion of Secondary Education
Iraq
Sixth Form Baccalaurèat
Israel
Bagrut
Japan
Secondary School Leaving Certificate
Jordan
Tawjihi (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
North Korea
Graduation Certificate Senior Middle School
Kuwait
General Secondary School Certificate
Laos
Baccalaurèat
Lebanon
Baccalaurèat (Second Part)
Malaysia
SPM (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia)
Maldives
N/A (secondary level education is not available)
Mongolia
School Leaving Certificate
Nepal
Proficiency Certificate
Oman
Thanawiya amma (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
Pakistan
Intermediate or Higher Secondary School Certificate
Qatar
Certificate of General Secondary Education
Saudi Arabia
General Secondary Education Certificate
Singapore
Singapore/Cambridge GCE O-Levels
Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan GCE O-Levels
Syria
Secondary School Leaving Certificate
Thailand
Mathayom suksa
United Arab Emirates
Secondary School Certificate
Yemen
Al thanawiya (General Secondary Education Certificate)

EUROPE
Country
Credentials
Albania
Deftese pjekurie (Maturity Certificate)
Andorra
Titulo de bachillerato (Title of Bachelor)
Armenia
Attestat o srednem obriazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education)
Austria
Reifepruüfung (Maturity Certificate)
Azerbaijan
Svidetel´stvo o srednem obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education)
Belarus
Svidetel´stvo o srednem obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education)
Belgium
Certificat d´enseignement secondaire (Higher Secondary Certificate)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Matura
Bulgaria
Diplom za obrazovanie (Diploma of Completed Education)
Croatia
Matura
Cyprus
Apolytirion
Czech Republic
Maturutní zkouska or matura
Denmark
Bevis for studentereksamen/Hojere forberedelseseksamen/Hojere handelseksamen
Estonia
Secondary School Certificate
Finland
Lukion paastotodistus
France
Baccalaurèat/Brevet de technicien
Georgia
Attestat o srednem obrazovanii
Germany
Abitur/Fachhochschulreife/Realschulabschluss
Greece
Apolytirion
Hungary
Erettsegi bizonyitvany
Iceland
Studentsprof
Ireland
Leaving Certificate
Italy
Diploma di maturit
Kazakhstan
Attestat o srednem obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education)
Kyrgyzstan
Attestat o srednem obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education)
Latvia
Atestats par visparejo videjo izgitibu (Certificate of General Secondary Education)
Liechtenstein
Matura
Lithuania
Secondary School Diploma
Luxembourg
Diplôme de fin d´etudes secondaries
Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of
Svidetelstov za polozen zavrsen (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
Malta
Matriculation/Secondary Education Certificate
Moldova
Diploma de absolvire a invatamintuni mediu general (Diploma of Completion of General Secondary Education)
Monaco
Baccalaurèat
Montenegro
Svedocanstvo o polozenom zavrsnom (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
Netherlands
HAVO or VWO
Northern Ireland
General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE)
Norway
Vitnemal den vidergaende skole (Certificate of Upper Secondary Education)
Portugal
Certificado de fin de estudos secundarios (Certificate of Secondary Education)/Certidao de decimo segundo año (Twelfth Year Certificate)
Romania
Diploma de baccalaureat
Russia
Attestat o srednem obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education)
San Marino
Diploma di maturità
Serbia
Svedocanstvo o polozenom zavrsnom (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
Slovakia
Maturitna skuska (Maturity Certificate)
Slovenia
Matura/Spricevalo o zakljucnem izpitu (Certificate of Final Examinations)
Spain
Bachillerato unificado y polivalente (BUP)
Sweden
Avgangsbetyg (Gymnasium)
Switzerland
Maturity Certificate of Fahigkeitszeugnis (Certificate of Qualification)
Tajikistan
Attestat o srednem obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education)
Turkey
Lise diplomasi
Turkmenistan
Attestat o srednam obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education)
Ukraine
Atestat o protnom ovshchem srednem obrazovani (Certificate of Completed Secondary Education)
Vatican (Holy See)
Diploma di maturità
Yugoslavia, Republic of
Svedocanstvo o polozenom zavrsnom (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)

NORTH AMERICA
Country
Credentials
Bahamas
Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education/GCE O-Levels

OCEANIA
Country
Credentials
Australia
"12th Year" Certificate from any state
Fiji
New Zealand School Certificate or Fiji School Leaving Certificate
Kiribati
GCE O-Levels/Secondary School Certificate/Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate/Kiribati National Certificate
Marshall Islands
GCE O-Levels/Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate
Micronesia, Federated States of
Information not available
Nauru
GCE O-Levels/Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate
New Zealand
Sixth Form Certificate
Palau
Information not available
Papua New Guinea
Higher School Certificate
Solomon Islands
GCE O-Levels/Secondary School Certificate/Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate/Solomon Islands School Certificate
Tonga
Tongan School Certificate/Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate/Completion Form Six
Tuvalu
Tuvalu School Certificate/Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate
Vanuatu
GCE O-Levels/Baccalaurèat
Western Samoa
GCE O-Levels/Secondary School Certificate/Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate/Kiribati National Certificate

SOUTH AMERICA/CENTRAL AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN
Country
Credentials
Antigua and Barbuda
Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CxC)/GCE O-Levels
Argentina
Bachillerato
Barbados
Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CxC)/GCE O-Levels
Belize
Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CxC)/GCE O-Levels
Bolivia
Bachillerato
Brazil
Certificado de conclusao de 2 grau (Certificate of Completion of Secondary Level)
Chile
Licencia de educacion media (Intermediate Education Certificate)
Costa Rica
Diploma de conclusion de educacion diversificado
Cuba
Bachillerato
Dominica
Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CxC)/GCE O-Levels
Ecuador
Bachillerato
Grenada
Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CxC)/GCE O-Levels
Guatemala
Bachillerato
Guyana
Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CxC)/GCE O-Levels
Honduras
Bachillerato
Nicaragua
Bachillerato
Panama
Bachillerato
Paraguay
Bachillerato
Peru
Certificado de educacion secundaria completa
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CxC)/GCE O-Levels
Saint Lucia
Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CxC)/GCE O-Levels
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CxC)/GCE O-Levels
Suriname
HAVO or VWO
Trinidad and Tobago
Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CxC)/GCE O-Levels
Uruguay
Bachillerato
Venezuela
Bachillerato