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Replacement certificate

If your certificate has been lost, stolen or damaged, a replacement certificate can be purchased from our online store for £40.00.

You will be required to verify your identity once you have placed your order; please send a scanned copy of your photo identification document (passport or UK driving licence) to

The University of Bradford will only issue one replacement certificate. The University of Bradford reserves the right to decline the issue of a replacement certificate; should your application for a replacement certificate be declined, the fee will be refunded in full to the card used for this transaction.

When a trans person transitions to living permanently in their affirmed gender, they are able to change their name and gender on most public and private records including: driving licence, passport and their medical, employment and education records.

The University will facilitate a change of name on your transcript and certificate.

You will be requested to return your original certificate and provide evidence of your change of name to facilitate this change; we will accept scanned copies of a Statutory Declaration of Name Change or Deed Poll or overseas equivalent. 

Please contact the Registry and Awards Team for further guidance:

Email: Tel: 01274 233002


Certified certificate copies 

Certified copies of your certificate can be purchased from our online store for £5.00 per copy.

You must provide scanned identification (Passport / UK Driving Licence) and a digital copy of your certificate by email to The University of Bradford does not hold copies of past student certificates in order to generate copies.

This service is only available to students who have already graduated and the original copy is currently in their possession. We cannot certify copies of certificates which have already been marked, certified or notarised by a third party.

Your copy certificate will be printed on card, stamped as an original copy of the document and signed by an appropriate member of the Directorate of Student and Academic Services.

Upon request, we can provide certificates in sealed envelopes with the University stamp to prove that the document is authentic, which can be posted to specific addresses (up to two per online order).

You will find this option when completing the online order.

Certified copies of certificates can be sent alongside transcripts.

When browsing the online store, please add the transcript to basket then navigate back to the store homepage to add the certificate to basket.

You will only need to add courier / special delivery postage once, if this is your chosen delivery method.