Information about applying to join or rejoin the register and managing your registration.
You can search for a registered social worker by their first name, last name, town of employment and registration number.
Search for up to 100 social workers at a time. Enter registration numbers into the search box, separating each number with a space or comma.
For information about searching the register, what information we publish and how to find help.
Information about why we have temporary registration, how it works, who has temporary registration and how to opt out.
Important information about your registration and what you need to do to stay on the register.
For people who have completed their social work qualification and would like to apply to join the register.
For information about when to consider leaving the register and what you need to do.
If there has been a change to your fitness to practise, you will need to tell us about it.
For information about what you need to do as a student, such as when to apply for registration.
It is illegal for a person to use the title 'social worker' unless they have completed the required training and are registered.
You need an online account to record CPD, renew your registration annually and pay your registration fees.
For information about the registration period, how registration fees are calculated and ways to pay.
Returning to the register, also known as restoration, is for social workers who want to return to practice in England.
For information about when you can make a registration appeal, how to appeal a registration decision and what happens after you've submitted an appeal.
For information about your responsibilities as an employer and what to do if you have concerns about a social worker.
If you have completed AMHP or BIA training, you can request to have it added to our online register.
When making an application, you may need to show us how you’ve kept your skills, knowledge and experience up-to-date.
For information about practising as a social worker in England on a temporary or occasional basis.
For information about practising as a social worker outside England and what you need to do.
If you qualified as a social worker before the introduction of the social work degree, you can apply for a letter which will verify that you have the relevant qualification.
We encourage social workers from elsewhere in the UK to register with us when doing any form of practice in England.