Correction of information appearing on a diploma

This service enables the holder of a Diploma of College Studies (DCS) to obtain a new original diploma incorporating corrected information (e.g. surname, first name).

This service is free. Requests made by telephone or e-mail cannot be processed.

Request are processed within ten working days. Allowance must then be made for mail delivery time.


  • Obtain from the appropriate authority (e.g. Québec’s Directeur de l’état civil or a registrar of civil status) an official document attesting to the changes made (e.g. certificate of change of name).
  • Present this official document to the college that recommended the awarding of the diploma so that it can input the required changes into the computerized systems.
  • Make a written request for a reprint of the original diploma, indicating the information to be corrected.
  • Send the request and the original of the diploma (to be replaced) to the following address:

    Direction des affaires étudiantes et institutionnelles
    Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur
    1035, rue De La Chevrotière, 18e étage
    Québec (Québec)  G1R 5A5

Please note that no requests can be handled in person.

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1035, rue De La Chevrotière
Québec (Québec)  G1R 5A5

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