Definition of self-certification in English:



mass noun
  • 1The practice of giving information about oneself or one's company in a formal statement rather than being obliged to ask a third party to do so.

    ‘the applicability of self-certification to aircraft safety tests’
    1. 1.1 The practice, for the purpose of claiming sick pay, by which an employee rather than a doctor declares in writing that an absence was due to illness.
      ‘evidence of ill health must be authenticated; self-certification will not be accepted’