This blog will show you how to apply for a CSSD verification report for your China degree certificate. The degree verification report is officially titled Online Verification Report of Higher Education Degree Certificate. Note that China higher education awards 2 types of credentials: degree certificates and graduation certificates. We also have a guide on How to Get CSSD Verification Report for Your China Graduation Certificate.
Center for Student Services and Development (CSSD), an institution under China’s Ministry of Education (MOE), is responsible for issuing verification reports for degree certificates, graduation certificates and transcripts issued by all China universities. CSSD receives verification applications through China Higher Education Student Information (CHSI) which is a website owned by CSSD.
On Aug. 15, 2022, CSSD replaced China Academic Degrees and Graduate Education Development Center (CDGDC) as the authority in charge of issuing verification reports for China degree certificates. Applicants can no longer apply for degree verification with CDGDC. Click here to view the official announcement.
For a first-time applicant, the process for getting a CSSD degree verification report consists of 3 steps:
- Create a CHSI account.
- Link your degree certificate to your CHSI account.
- Request a CSSD degree verification report.
STEP 1 CREATE A CHSI ACCOUNT
1. On your internet browser, go to https://www.chsi.com.cn/. Click 学信档案 and then click 注册学信网账号.
2. Fill in the registration form and Click 立即注册.
3. For the first time login, you will be prompted to verify your identity through either CHSI APP or human customer assistance. After the identity verification is completed, you will be able to log into your new CHSI account.
STEP 2 LINK DEGREE CERTIFICATE TO CHSI ACCOUNT
1. Go to https://www.chsi.com.cn/. Click 学信档案 and then click 登录学信档案. Enter your login credentials and click 登录.
2. Hover your cursor over 高等教育信息 and click 学位信息 in the dropdown menu.
3. Click 尝试绑定学位.
4. Enter your degree certificate number and click 确定.
5. If successful, you will be able to see your 学位信息.
STEP 3 REQUEST CHINESE CSSD DEGREE VERIFICATION REPORT
1. Hover your cursor over 高等教育信息 and click 学位信息 in the dropdown menu.
2. Click 申请.
3. Set the period of validity of the verification report and click 申请.
4. Click 查看.
5. Review your CSSD degree verification report. You can also download a digital copy in PDF format by clicking on the download icon at the upper right corner. This is the end.