accordance with the Convention
on the Recognition of Qualifications concerning Higher Education in the
European Region (the Lisbon Recognition Convention), section VII, the Norwegian ENIC-NARIC office,
NOKUT, has developed a procedure for formal recognition of higher education
qualifications for persons without verifiable documentation.
This procedure is
intended for refugees with insufficient documentation and individuals in a
refugee-like situation who are unable to fulfill the documentation requirements
for NOKUTs regular procedure for General
Recognition. It is
called the Recognition Procedure for
Persons without Verifiable Documentation (the UVD-procedure).
UVD-procedure is administrated by NOKUTs Section for Recognition of Refugees’