How to Apply

Applying online is the best way to apply; it will not only speed up your application but also allow you to monitor and track the progress of your application.

To use the online application, you should follow these steps:

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Upon completion of the registration process, you will receive an acknowledgement email containing a link, which when followed, will enable you to activate your account

Start your application by selecting the service(s) you require, EMAIL scanned versions of your qualifications, and filling in your contact details. Please note that we require the following documentation in order to process your application:

1.       a covering letter or email with your contact details and stating the purpose of your enquiry

2.       a photocopy or scanned version of your certificate(s) together with final transcript(s)

3.       a photocopy or scanned version of a certified translation in English if necessary


      payment for the service

there is no need to send us a self-addressed envelope; a postage option is provided within the check-out process.

At the end of the application process, you will be offered several options to pay for the service(s) you selected. Once a payment method has been chosen, you will be sent an email confirming the service(s) you have ordered, and providing you with confirmation of the services you have ordered, and your unique enquiry ID number.

Following receipt of this confirmation email, you will then be kept up to date as to the progress of your application via email, and will be able to communicate with us using the messaging function within the UK DETC User Portal. If you are applying for an English Language Assessment, in addition to the above we require the following:

a photocopy or scanned version of your English test certificate(s) OR evidence of the medium of instruction of your study

If you are applying for a Statement of Comparability for the Early Years Sector additional supporting documentation is required. For further details please visit this section of our website.

You will be able to upload scanned copies of all required documentation from within the UK DETC User Portal.

Important Note when applying online:

When applying online, you will be given a unique UK DETC enquiry ID number, which you should include in all correspondence with UK DETC.

Please note that your application will not be processed until we receive the correct payment for the service(s) you have requested and all required documentation; either via upload through the UK DETC User Portal, or by post to the office.



For information about how UK DETC international evaluates skills and qualifications view the Process and Procedures document.