FAQsLast updated 29 July 2013 Admission I don't want to apply for a practising certificate (PC) when I apply for admission. How do I get a PC later? Is there an admission ceremony? When will my details appear in the Law Society’s online directory, Find a solicitor? I haven't received an invitation to my admission ceremony. When will this happen? I have lost (or have never received) my application for admission (AD1). How do I get another copy? When will I receive confirmation that I will be admitted? When should I submit my application for admission? How do I apply for admission? How long will my admission application take to be processed? Pre-admission applicant screening and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) What is pre-admission screening ? Who should complete pre-admission screening? How will I obtain a pre-admission applicant screening and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check? How long does the pre-admission screening process take? Do I need to send you my results? Applying for admission with character and suitability issues What do I need to disclose under the Suitability Test as part of my application for admission? What supporting documents do I need to submit with my application for admission if I am disclosing character and suitability issues? If I am disclosing character and suitability issues as part of my application for admission, who can be my referee? I am a referee for a person disclosing character and suitability issues as part of their application for admission. What do I need to include in my reference? How do I provide references in support of my admission (AD1) application? What is the appeal process if my application for admission is refused? If I am disclosing character and suitability issues, do I need to submit supporting documents with my application? How long will it take for a decision to be reached on my application if I am disclosing character and suitability issues?