Diploma Comparable to

Certificate – Secondary Education Examinations, Grade-10

(from 2017 onwards)

a VMBO-T diploma

Certificate – School Leaving Certificate Examination

(before 2017)

a VMBO-T diploma

Migration Certificate – School Leaving Certificate (Grade XI-XII) with a pass for:

  • English or Nepali; and
  • at least 4 different subjects of the science, humanities or law stream.

(from 2017 onwards)

a HAVO diploma

Migration Certificate – School Leaving Certificate (Grade XI-XII) with a pass for:

  • English or Nepali; and
  • at least 4 different subjects of the management or education stream.

(from 2017 onwards)

a HAVO diploma with vocational subjects

Migration Certificate – School Leaving Certificate (Grade XI-XII)

(from 2022)

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Migration Certificate – Higher Secondary Secondary Education Board Examinations with a pass for:

  • English or Nepali; and
  • at least 4 different subjects of the science, humanities or law stream.
a HAVO diploma

Migration Certificate – Higher Secondary Secondary Education Board Examinations with a pass for:

  • English or Nepali; and
  • at least 4 different subjects of the management or education stream.
a HAVO diploma with vocational subjects
Bachelor’s degree ( : 3 years) 3 years of HBO or 1 year of WO
Bachelor’s degree (duration: 4 years) an HBO bachelor's degree or 2 years of WO
Bachelor’s degree (duration: at least 5 years) a WO bachelor's degree
Bachelor of Education (duration: 1 year) usually an HBO bachelor's degree
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) a WO bachelor's degree
Post Graduate Diploma Please contact us for a credential evaluation
Master's degree Please contact us for a credential evaluation
Master of Philosophy (MPhil) a WO master's degree
  • You can find information about the Dutch diplomas on our web pages about the education system in the Netherlands.
  • You can find more information about how we compare diplomas via Credential evaluation.
  • SBB evaluates foreign diplomas and training at VMBO and MBO level. The evaluation may vary if the SBB evaluates the diploma for admission to VET schools or for work in the Netherlands.