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Guidance for applicants

Guidance for social workers who want to apply to register, including fees, timelines, English language and qualification requirements.

Guidance for UK applicants

Before you start your application, you may want to read more about the application process and what you need to do.

All registration guidance

View all our registration guidance.

Guidance for EEA/Swiss applicants

People with EEA or Swiss qualifications who apply to join the register after 1 January 2021 should apply via the overseas application route.

Guidance for overseas applicants

Please note, from 1 January 2021, this guidance will be for anyone who qualified outside the UK.

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