Documents to support your application

You will need to provide documents to support your application. Below are examples. After you submit your Application for Admission, you will be sent an email listing the documents we require.

Supporting Documents - Required Supporting Documents - Examples
Evidence of your name, date of birth, name changes, citizenship or residency Birth Certificate, or
Relevant pages of your passport, or
Citizenship Certificate.
ID photo A recent photo of yourself the same size as the photo in your passport. See ID photo requirements.
Evidence of prior study (1) (2)

We now accept certified digital transcripts from My eQuals and CHESSIC. For more information please go to Sharing certified digital documents.

If your documents are in a language other than English, you must provide the original language version and the English translation. If you are,

  • in New Zealand, translations must be prepared and certified by a translation service in New Zealand. The NZQA website has a list of translation services we accept.
  • outside New Zealand, your documents should be translated by the organisation or institution that issued the original document or an approved alternative.
Evidence of English language proficiency (4) IELTS or TOEFL or equivalent.
Additional documents Supplementary forms, interviews, portfolios or auditions.
After you apply, we will email you with any additional requirements and how to complete them.

(1) If you are waiting for final results, you can make an application and we will process it as far as possible. When your final results are available, upload your official academic transcripts from your Application for Admission.

(2) If you completed NCEA, CIE and IB study in New Zealand, don’t send copies of your results - we can access these directly. Please ensure you have entered your study information and granted the University of Auckland permission to access your results in your Application for Admission.

(3) Your course outlines may be requested if you apply to transfer credit. You will be notified if more documents are required, for example the degree/diploma structure and grading system.

(4) International applicants or domestic applicants whose first language is not English need to meet English language requirements. For more information, see: