Learn more about notarization?

  • What does notarization mean? 

To notarize a document means to obtain a legal confirmation that the presented copy of the original document is valid. 

  • Who can notarize and where to notarize your documents?

Any certified notary from your country is eligible to notarize your documents for education purposes. Please reach out to your Ministry of Education, the Rwandan Embassy, or the Notary Board in your country for reference of where you can find the notary in your country.

If you are in Rwanda, we recommend contacting the following notary, if you do not know how to find one yourself:

Name: Alexis Mutebutsi

Phone Number: +250788306781

Office Address: Kigali City, Remera - Kisimenti, Ikaze House - 4th Floor

  • I only have my online results, or a result slip because my diploma is not yet out. What should I do?

Please print your online results or make a copy of your result slip, have this document notarized, and submit it on the academic results page of your ALU Admissions Portal.

  • I am required to submit notarized documents as part of my equivalence application. What documents do I need to notarize?

You need to notarize all equivalence application documents (applicable to your country of study) except your passport/identity document. The National Examination and School Inspection Authority (NESA) of Rwanda or the African Leadership University (ALU) do not require your original documents; thus, the need to have notarized copies of your originals.




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