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Concord Center
7210 Hidden Creek Road
Bethesda 20817

Phone: 240-740-5270

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Transcript and Replacement Diploma Requests

Montgomery County Public Schools alumni in need of a transcript or a replacement diploma have three options for obtaining the document(s):


Option 1 - Pick up at the Central Records Office


  1. The Central Records office is open Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to walk-in customers.  

  2. Customers need to complete the Student Record Request Form 226-8, show a photo identification, and pay the document fee at the time of request. Transcripts will be issued on the day of request. Replacement diplomas take 6 - 8 weeks for delivery.   

  3. The office is located at: 

Central Records

7210 Hidden Creek Road

Bethesda, MD 20817


Option 2 - Request through the mail


  1. Complete Section A of the Student Record Request Form 226-8.   

    1. The form requires an original signature (electronic signatures not accepted). 

    2. On the record request form, please check the box for either transcript or diploma.  

  2. Send completed form, a self-addressed stamped envelope with the address for which the transcript should be mailed, and document fee to: 

Central Records

7210 Hidden Creek Road

Bethesda, MD 20817

  1. Requested transcripts will be mailed to the designated address within 1-2 business days from receipt.Replacement diplomas take 6-8 weeks for delivery. 


Option 3 - Request online


  1. Complete Section A of the Student Record Request Form 226-8.   

    1. The form requires an original signature (electronic signatures not accepted). 

    2. On the record request form, please check the box for either transcript or diploma.   

    3. If a payment has been made online, please provide the receipt number directly on the record request form. *See payment instructions below. 

    4. If you require the transcript to be sent directly to an employer or a school, please clearly indicate that on the form. The address portion in Section A is for the student’s address only.  

    5. If the form is handwritten please ensure that it is legible.    

    6. Scan and email the completed form to: CentralRecords@mcpsmd.org  

  2. Make the online payment   

          a. Select the item to order

                            Transcript order link

                            Diploma order link

    b. Select quantity and click “Add to Cart” (you can add additional items by clicking on the document link above)

    c. Review the “What’s in Your Cart” page and when completed click “Continue” 

    d. On the next screen you can login or register for a SchoolCash Online account or Continue as Guest.

    e. Enter payment information and click “Continue”

    f. Complete the Purchaser Information and click “Continue.”

    g. Review your order and click “Complete Your Order” to finalize the process.

    h. A confirmation email will be sent to the email address provided.  Please add that confirmation number to your student record request form.

Please note:

Central Records does not provide notary or certification services that may be required for transcripts or diplomas sent overseas. If an Apostille certification is required, please visit this website for more information:

 https://sos.maryland.gov/Certifications/Pages/default.aspx

We do not email transcripts. Transcripts are sent out via the United States Postal Service to the address listed on the form unless otherwise specified.  

Replacement diplomas can take up to 8 weeks for processing. Diplomas will be mailed to the address listed on the form unless otherwise specified.

How to Request Transcripts

School transcripts are available for purchase.

  • If you graduated or withdrew less than five years ago, contact your former school to obtain your transcript and/or school records.
  • If you graduated or withdrew five or more years ago, please see the instructions listed above.

Procedures for Sending Boxes to Central Records for Storage

  • Please fill out Form 365-10 and send to Central Records, Concord Center, Attention Kari Lantos.
  • Mrs. Lantos will arrange for pick up and storage of boxes as space permits.
  • Please make sure all boxes are labeled with the name of the Department/Office, person sending boxes, specific information on the contents of the box and a disposal date.
  • If you need boxes and/or labels please contact Kari Lantos at Central Records via phone, (240) 740-5270, or email, Kari_V_Lantos@mcpsmd.org.