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Statement of Comparability

Statement of Comparability – the application process

Shows how your qualifications compare to UK qualifications and the UK education system

How long does it take?

The turnround time is 10-15 working days. 24- and 48-hour Fast Track options are available.

The 24-hour or 48-hour Fast Track time begins when we have received all required documents and payment. Postage/delivery time is extra, on top of the 24-hour/48-hour service time.

In a few cases, such as those requiring additional research into the qualifications, the process may take longer – this is uncommon, but if it applies to your case, we will tell you. In these cases, you can withdraw your application if you prefer.

Documents required

We need:

  • A colour copy or scan of your final certificate
  • A colour copy or scan of your academic transcripts (documents from affiliate colleges accepted)
  • A colour copy or scan of translations of your documents, if not issued in English originally. Alternatively you can pay for our Translation Waiver Service

For guidance on what documents to send you can watch this video:

Costs

The Statement of Comparability costs £49.50 + VAT* (£59.40). This price covers all the qualifications you submit.

You can view the prices for 24- and 48-hour Fast Track upgrades.

*VAT is payable within the EU. If you are applying from an address outside of the EU, you are not required to pay VAT.

For a demonstration of how to make online card payments, you can watch this video:

Can I contact UK NARIC about my application?

If you have any queries about your Statement of Comparability application, contact us online. Use the messaging function on the application portal after registering with us.

You can call us on +44 (0)871 330 7033 for advice over the telephone (calls costs 11p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge). Monday to Friday (9:00am to 5:00pm UK time).

If you are phoning from overseas you can also use the following numbers:

Telephone: +44 (0) 3003 038777

Our advisers can provide verbal comparisons without any cost. This will allow you to make an informed decision about whether to apply for a written Statement of Comparability.

How to apply

To apply, click on the link below. The first step is to register with UK NARIC. You will then be able to continue your application through the online portal.

The online portal will guide you through the process.

For a step-by-step guide on how to apply, you can watch the following videos:


For further information on the application process, see our FAQ page.

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