Meaning of “self-certification” in the English Dictionary

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"self-certification" in British English

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self-certificationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌselfˌsɜː.tɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌselfˌsɝː.t̬ə.fəˈkeɪ.ʃən/ UK formal

an official statement that you make about yourself, especially in connection with tax or illness:

You are able to notify up to eight days' illness by self-certification.

(Definition of “self-certification” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"self-certification" in Business English

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self-certificationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌselfˌsɜːtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ us /-ˌsɝːṱɪ-/ UK LAW, FINANCE

an official statement that you make about your financial situation, your health, etc.:

Self-certification enables borrowers to raise cash on their real earnings rather than sums shown by their accountants.
a self-certification loan/mortgage

(Definition of “self-certification” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)