International applicants

 Please name your uploaded files as suggested in the table below.

Required document


Copy of passport or ID card

Please note that only a copy of the ID-page is required.

Name the pdf file passport or ID card.

Documentation of upper secondary school

Upload a scanned copy of your original diploma. This also applies to applicants to Master's Programmes.

Name the pdf file secondary school.

Please also upload a transcript of records if your grades are not listed in the diploma.

Name the file transcript secondary.

Applicants from the Philippines and USA must also order transcripts sent directly from their school to NMBU, if applying for a bachelor programme.

Documentation of higher education if applicable

Upload a scanned copy of your original transcript of records.

Name the pdf file transcript.

Upload a scanned copy of your original diploma.

Name the pdf file diploma.

If you have completed your degree, but are awaiting your diploma, you may upload a provisional certificate.

Name the pdf file provisional certificate.

Results completed at Norwegian universities need not be uploaded. Please check «my results» in the application portal.

Applicants with higher education from Cameroon, Canada, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Ghana, Nigeria, the Philippines, Sudan, Uganda or the USA must in addition to uploading documents also order transcripts sent directly from their university to
The Admissions office/SiT
P.O box 5003
1432 Ås

If you are sending transcripts by courier you may use this address:

The Admissions office/SiT
Ole Sverres plass 1
1433 Ås

Trancripts sent by email from a verification portal or official university email:

Recommendation letters, documentation of job experience and non-academic courses will not be considered in the application process.


All documents not already in English or a Scandinavian language must be translated into English or Norwegian. The translation must be done by an officially approved translator, and the original language version must always accompany the translation.

Name the pdf file(s) bachelortransl, secondarytransl, etc.

Documentation of English language proficiency

Read all about the language requirements here.

Name the pdf file English proficiency. 

Documentation of financing


Read all about documentation of financing here.

Name the pdf file financing. 

Motivation letter

Applicants to the following study programs have to upload motivation letters:

Please note that our other study programmes do not require motivation letters.
Name the pdf file motivation letter.

 Please note:

  • You are responsible for uploading all required documentation, as well as ensuring that it is uploaded within the given deadline. As it may take several weeks for institutions and test centres to provide transcripts and/or test scores, please arrange for these documents to be issued as soon as possible.
  • You are liable for the uploaded documents, i.e. that they represent true and unaltered information.
  • A random selection of students will be asked to present original documents. Students that do not, may have their right to study withdrawn.
  • Please note that we maintain the right to contact institutions, firms, associations and government agencies for the purpose of explanation and/or verification of uploaded documents.

If you have any questions, please check out our frequently asked questions page.

Published 2. December 2019 - 13:35 - Updated 24. February 2023 - 10:57