Application for recognition: supporting information

Guidance on how to apply to be recognised by Ofqual to provide regulated qualifications.



You should use this supporting information if you are:

  • applying to become a new awarding organisation
  • an existing awarding organisation and wish to extend your recognition to include further specified qualifications or descriptions of qualifications

‘Supporting information: application for recognition’ explains the process for recognition, minimum requirements and what to do if you disagree with our decision.

‘Recognition application: guidance for the Criteria’ document highlights the sort of information we are looking for in your application.

Published 30 September 2015
Last updated 12 May 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated the supporting information to reflect the change in regulatory arrangements in Northern Ireland.
  2. First published.