American Univesity of Beirut

Required Documents
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​All applicants are asked to submit the required documents online when filling the online financial aid application and before submitting it. In addition to the list below, some students may be asked to submit additional documents on an individual basis. Only complete applications, including all required documents, will be processed.​​ 

If any required document is not applicable to your situation then  you should fill and sign the disclaimer corresponding to that document.  Click here to go to the Disclaimers page and follow the procedures.




​​​​Required Documents​
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​A Photo of the applicant​​
​2
​Employment/Retirement/Unemployment Records

  • ​If Employed in the Public Sector or Armed Forces: 
     Each member of the family who is employed in the public sector should provide the following:​ 

    • the official Employment Certificate of the public institution افادة راتب

  • ​If Employed in the Private Sector
      Each earning member of the family who is employed in the private sector should provide the following:

    • Recent Employment Certificate(s) for job(s) held by clearly stating occupation, job title, years of service, and benefits (e.g. educational benefits, accommodation, etc...). These should be obtained from Employers signed and stamped, and
    • The ​​​​​Employee Income Statement Form A duly filled, signed and stamped by the employer 

  • ​​If Self-Employed:

    Each  earning member of the family who is self-employed should provide documentation of the annual income by submitting the following:
    • Self-Employed Income Statement Form B
    • the Business Registration 
    • the NSSF registration document including the NSSF number of the institution
    • Income Tax Statements تصريح ضريبة الدخل
    • the business bank statement of account for the last year

  • ​If Retired from the Armed Forces
    • the Retirement document showing the retirement indemnity and monthly retirement salary​ ​
  • ​If Retired from the Public sector تعاونية موظفي الدولة:
    • In case of retirement with a monthly salary submit the official document دفتر التقاعد that shows the salary
    • In case of retirement with a single payment indemnity تعويض submit the official document that shows the indemnity received, and/or bank statement showing the transaction of the indemnity received ​
  • ​If Retired from the Private sector:
    • the official document that shows the indemnity received​
  • ​​If Unemployed:
    • Unemployed parents should provide instead a statement from the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) as a proof on unemployment.
​3
School Statement and Fees
  • ​​Recent school certificate of registration showing annual tuition fees for each dependent child enrolled at school or university, and
  • Receipts of paid fees for each dependent child enrolled at school or university

AUB Enrolled Students first-time applying for financial aid, these documents are required for their siblings only and not for applicant.

​4
Family Civil Status Record  إخراج قيد عائلي
​Document should be issued within the previous 3 months

Click to view Sample

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​General Security Travel Records  افادة تنقلات دخول و خروج من الامن العام

Lebanon nationals only
Required for applicant and both parents for the last 5 years

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Certificates of Ownership  إفادة ملكية أو نفي ملكية

The Certificate of Ownership is an official government document that lists all real estate assets, if any, that are owned by an individual in the country.


  • For Lebanese and Palestinian applicants:
The certificates of ownership should be obtained from the Lebanese Ministry of Finance for All Lebanon as follows:
    • Undergraduate applicants: required for both parents. Submit the certificates of ownership in the name of each parent, father and mother, for All Lebanon
    • Graduate applicants:
      • if single: required for both parents. Submit the certificates of ownership in the name of each parent, father and mother, for All Lebanon
      • if married: required for applicant and spouse. Submit the certificates of ownership in the name of the applicant and his/her spouse, for All Lebanon
Address of the Ministry of Finance: Khandak el Ghamik, near Fouad Chehab bridge, Moukarzel building, 9th floor. Last year the cost of this document was about LL 1,000,000 for both parents.

  • For Syrian applicants:
    • the certificates of ownership should be obtained as per above from  Lebanon, and 
    • the equivalet documents from the appropriate government department in Syria

  • ​For  all other applicants:
    • A certificate of ownership from the Land Registry Department of their country (or equivalent document).

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​ ​​Rental Contracts and/or Ownership Deeds

Required for any asset occupied and/or owned where applicable including:

- House(s)
- Apartment(s)
- Business(es) Premises
- Land(s)
- Cabin(s), Chalet(s), Bungalow(s), etc.
- Other real estate assets

   Click to view Sample

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​ ​Car(s) Registration Form  رخصة سير مركبة ألية

Required for each car owned by any member of the family

    Click to view Sample​

​9
​ ​​Loan agreement(s)

​For any outstanding loan where applicable and with supporting documents

​10
​Bank Statement(s)

  • ​​Domiciliation bank account statement for 1 year, and
  • Saving bank account statement for 1 year

​11
​Additional Documents

Any additional document that would support the financial aid application (e.g. medical reports and recent medical/hospital bills, certificate of job termination or end of service, etc...)
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​​Documents for Spouses of Married Applicants

A married applicant should also submit all above applicable documents related to his/her spouse​​ and not those of parents.​
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