About us

UK NARIC is the UK’s National Agency responsible for providing information and opinion on academic, vocational and professional qualifications from across the world. As the National Agency, managed on behalf of the UK Government, UK NARIC provide the only official source of information on international education and training systems and qualifications and skills attained outside the UK.

The Crown Copyright publication maintained by UK NARIC now includes comprehensive information on more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. The databank of qualifications has reached a total of 4,289; professional qualifications and titles have also increased to more than 610. Assessment of English language as a mode of instruction now covers 58 countries. This bank and wealth of data helps over 9,000 members of the public and 847 stakeholder organisations each month.

What we do

As the UK’s National Recognition Information Centre we provide services for individuals and organisations advising on comparisons of international qualifications against UK qualification framework levels.

The organisation offers products and services in 3 main areas:

  • Services for individuals: UK NARIC provides comparison statements for people with international qualifications planning to work or study in the UK. The statements can be used by individuals to help them through the UK's immigration system, applying for a UK job or to enrol on an education course
  • Services for organisations: we help academic institutions, businesses, recruitment and employment services and government departments from across the world by providing expert advice and datasets about international education systems and qualifications.
  • Consultancy: UK NARIC provides comprehensive and high quality consultancy services in the field of international education, offering practical solutions to a wide range of clients through bespoke research, analysis, capacity building and product development.

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