Christmas deadlines for 2018 delivery of individual services with 10-day & 15-day turnround times have now passed.
24 hour Fast Track applications made by 18/12/18 will be completed by Christmas.
Our phone lines close 5pm (GMT) on 18 December 2018. UK NARIC re-opens at 9am (GMT) on Wednesday 2 January 2019.


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Fast Track service

This is a premium service for individuals or companies who require a Statement of Comparability and/or an English Language Assessment in 24 or 48 hours.

Note that we are unable to provide this service for Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates awarded by UK Listed Bodies.

How to apply

You can apply online for a Statement of Comparability or an English Language Assessment (or both) - you will be presented with the Fast Track option during the application process.

If you are applying for BOTH a Statement of Comparability and an English Language Assessment, there is only ONE Fast Track charge.

You can also apply by post – include a covering letter and state clearly that you wish to use the Fast Track service. Provide your contact details.

Go to the Statement of Comparability and English Language Assessment pages for full details of how to apply and for details of what we need from you.

Read the important payment information below.


The Fast Track Service costs:

  • £164.00 + VAT* (£196.80) for a 24 hour service; or
  • £114.00 + VAT* (£136.80) for a 48 hour service.

Payment for UK NARIC's Fast Track Service will only be accepted by debit/credit card or postal order.

Before you pay, submit all your documentation to us. It will be checked by a UK NARIC Information Officer – this is prioritised for Fast Track applications. You can make your payment as soon as your documents are confirmed by us as complete and correct. As soon as payment is received, your application is processed.

How long does it take?

Note the 24/48 hour service time does not include delivery time. The 24/48 hour service time is counted from when your payment is received.

The cost of express delivery is included in the Fast Track price. There are no extra delivery charges.

If your delivery address is within the United Kingdom, your UK NARIC documents will be sent by Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed™** service, which guarantees delivery before 1.00pm the next working day***. If your delivery address is outside the United Kingdom your UK NARIC documents will be sent by Royal Mail International Signed For™, which requires a signature upon delivery.

*VAT is payable within the EU.

** This service requires a signature upon delivery. Restrictions apply on some UK postcodes. See the Royal Mail website for further details.

***Working days are Monday - Friday (except Public and Bank Holidays).