Letters of Graduation or Attendance Verification

Letters of Graduation or Attendance Verification

Letters of Graduation and Attendance Verification are official letters proving a former FCPS student either graduated from FCPS or was in attendance in FCPS.  To obtain a letter from FCPS Document Management, former students need to have been out of school for more than 5 years. 


An Employer, Corporation, Hiring Agency, or Verification Company requesting a graduation verification or a student record for those who attended prior to the 2017-2018 school year.
Companies Requesting Student Records

Educational Institutions

Colleges or Universities requesting a record of a former student with a YEAR LAST ATTENDED prior to 2017-2018.
Educational Institutions Requesting Student Records

General Education Diploma (GED)

What I Need to Provide:

  • Provide one proof of identity:
    • Unexpired Driver's License
    • Unexpired Government Issued Photo ID
  • Student's full name (as it was when attending school).
  • Student's date of birth.
  • Name of the last FCPS school attended.
  • Last month and year the student attended an FCPS school.
  • Whether the student graduated or withdrew.
  • The records being requested (high school transcript, middle school transcript, immunization records…)
  • The reason the record is being requested (i.e., education, employment, identification, etc.).
  • Full address(es) of where to send the copies.
  • Payment. 


The cost for each letter is $15.00.

Payment Options

  • Cash
  • Check (Payable to FCPS)
  • Moneyorder (Payable to FCPS)
  • Credit/Debit Card – Online ordering only

Request Letters of Graduation or Attendance Verification:

The FCPS Records Center is responsible for all student transcripts and immunization records that are 5 years or older. All younger records are still maintained at last school the student attended. Search for your school.

Submit your letter(s) request to the Fairfax County Public Schools' Records Center using the following options:


Order your letter(s) online using a credit/debit card


Order your letter(s) using the "Former Student Records Request Form".

Send completed form along with a copy of an unexpired proof of identity (driver's license or other U.S. government issued ID) and contact phone number to the following address:

FCPS, Records Center, Attention Registrar
3701 Franconia Road
Alexandria, VA 22310


Email [email protected] to schedule an appointment.


Email[email protected]

Phone: (703) 329-7741