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Confirming your studies & replacement certificates

Graduands seated in the Britten Theatre waiting for ceremony to begin
The Registry team can provide former students with documentary evidence of their studies. We can also provide information on the equivalence of qualifications that are no longer offered at the RCM.

Confirmation of Studies letter

A Confirmation of Studies letter provides the details of your studies at the RCM and may be useful to support funding or job applications. To request one, please complete our online form.

Request letter

EU Settlement Scheme

Alumni preparing an application for the EU Settlement Scheme can use our dedicated online form to request a Confirmation of Studies letter.

Confirmation of Studies to support EU Settlement Scheme application

Replacement certificates or duplicate transcripts

You may need a replacement or duplicate certificate or transcript of studies, for example, if originals have been destroyed or lost. To obtain replacement documents, please complete our online form below.


A charge is made for replacement documents requested after graduation. Rates are as follows:

  • Replacement certificate, with or without up to four transcripts requested at the same time: £25
  • Reprint transcript only: £10, with additional copies of transcripts at £2 per copy* 

*Reprint transcripts are provided free of charge to current students.

Collection & delivery

Certificates will be dispatched by recorded delivery unless collected in person.

Temporary suspension of service

Due to the closure of our campus buildings we are temporarily unable to provide replacement certificates. We will continue to keep this page updated as the situation develops and we will publish guidance as soon as we are able to produce the documents. 

Contact us

If you have any queries, please contact the Registry team who will be happy to assist you. Please note we are unable to provide replacement certificates at this time. 

Academic enquiries (former students)

Enquiries from former students relating to their studies and qualifications

+44 (0)20 7591 4310