|For the avoidance of doubt, ECDL Foundation would like to confirm that candidate registration numbers worldwide are issued with a country prefix (e.g. ZA for South Africa) generated by the certifying authority in that country.
In Egypt, in order to distinguish administratively between candidates registering on the programme through the MCIT government scholarship scheme and candidates registering via the standard route, two codes are used (EGY and
In each case the standard of examination taken and
the certification issued is exactly the same, with the international certifying authority being the ECDL Foundation.
Whether an Egyptian candidate is issued with an EGY or
EG prefixed number, their qualification is identical to that issued by any other ICDL certifying authority anywhere in the world and will be accepted as such.
Daniel Palmer, RegDaniel Palmer, Regional Development Manager, ECDL Foundation