Exam regulation and administration

Requirements, complaints, apply to be regulated, Ofqual guidance and reports.


  1. Get a replacement exam certificate

    Request a replacement exam certificate or a certified statement of results if you've lost your original - check the list of old exam boards if your board no longer exists

  2. Appeal an exam result

    How to appeal a qualification result (GCSE, AS, A level, Diploma or other qualification) or ask for it to be marked again if you think it's wrong

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Understand our rules
  2. Apply to have your qualifications regulated
  3. Exam system contingency plan: England, Wales and Northern Ireland
  4. 'Ofqual Explains' video series launched on YouTube
  5. Dispatch of exam scripts: yellow label service
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Consultation on amending statutory guidance for condition G4
  2. Updating our rules and guidance for project qualifications
  3. Withdrawing principal learning and Diploma rules
  4. AS and A level reform: regulations for MFL (first teaching 2018)
  5. Ofqual consultation on new statutory guidance
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Awarding organisations: scope of recognition
  2. National assessments regulation annual report 2018
  3. Papers for the Ofqual Board's March 2018 meeting
  4. Papers for the board’s January 2018 meeting: minutes, agenda and reports
  5. Papers for the Ofqual board’s November 2017 meeting
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