What to expect before and after admission

Before admission

When we have granted your application for admission to the roll, are satisfied that you have metRegulation 3A.1 of the SRA Authorisation of Individuals Regulationsyou will receive a notification from us that you are ready to choose your admission date in mySRA. 

Admission day

On the day you are admitted, we will issue your Admission Certificate in mySRA.

When a person is admitted to the roll of solicitors, they will be included on the Solicitors Register within 24 hours.

Once you are admitted, you may need a practising certificate if you want to carry out reserved legal activities. See our guidance to find out if you need one.

We will send you an email confirming your date of admission once your application has been processed.

After admission

You will need to generate your admission certificate in mySRA, which will be available to download immediately from My Individual Applications and Documents in mySRA. If you want to apply for a Practising Certificate you will need to apply for one after you have been admitted.

Yes, your details will be added to the register shortly after admission. It will normally take a day or two.

Admission ceremony

The Law Society (not the SRA) will invite you to book a place at an admission ceremony.

This will take place after your admission date at the Law Society Hall in Chancery Lane, London. Attendance is optional.

For further details visit the Law Society’s website.