Admission forms and feesDecember 2022
How to apply
You will need to create a mySRA account if you don't already have one.
Before you apply for admission to the roll of solicitors you must have completed your screening. This is carried out for us by Atlantic Data. Learn more about how to apply.
There is also an option to complete an early character and suitability assessment prior to admission if you think you may have issues.
Applying for admission
You must have met all the requirements for the route you wish to apply under before you can start your application.
Once you have your screening results you can apply for admission in your mySRA account. Please make sure you choose the correct route at the start.
If you are applying through the LPC route find out what you need to do.
If you applying through the SQE route find out what you need to do for your pathway to admission.
Your first practising certificate
You can only apply for your first practising certificate once you have been admitted to the roll. If you carry out reserved legal activities, you will need a practising certificate. Once admitted, this application will be available in mySRA.
Find out how to apply for a practising certificate.
If you had an SQE2 assessment exemption you must demonstrate your English or Welsh language competence before applying for your practising certificate. Find out what you need to do. (This does not apply to Scottish solicitors).
The admission fee is £100. You can pay by credit or debit card.
Our service level
We aim to admit you within 30 days unless there is a character and suitability issue.
There is a separate fee for your first practising certificate.
Registered European lawyers
The admission fee for registered European lawyers (REL) is £500.
We aim to decide on an REL application within four months.