FAQs about using mySRA

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Using mySRA

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You must make sure that your personal and professional details are correct. 

If you opt in, your authorised signatory and organisation contact can also view and change the information for you.

To find out how to update your personal and professional details, go to Managing my individual account.

You can change your details in the 'My Profile' section of your mySRA account.

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If you opt in, your authorised signatory and organisation contact can view and change the information for you.

Go to manage my individual account to help you to change your personal and professional details.

You can change your details in the 'My Profile' section of your mySRA account.

Go to manage my individual account to help you to change your personal and professional details.

mySRA user support

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After 10 attempts mySRA will temporarily lock for 1 minute, each incorrect attempt after that will increase the lock time by a further 1 minute

If you reset your password it unlocks the account.

To reset your password, you should select Forgotten Password on the login page.

  • Enter your username and your account email address.
  • Click 'email me my verification code'
  • The code will be emailed to you.
  • Enter the 6- digit code and continue
  • Then enter and confirm your new password
  • Go back to the login page to login with your new password.

To reset your password, you should select Forgotten Password on the login page.

  • Enter your username and your account email address.
  • Click 'email me my verification code'
  • The code will be emailed to you.
  • Enter the 6- digit code and continue
  • Then enter and confirm your new password
  • Go back to the login page to login with your new password.
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Go to login page.

Enter the email address for your account.

We will email your username to your account email.

To activate your account

  • Go to login page
  • Click on Request an activation code link
  • Your activation code will be sent to the postal address we hold for you (the code is only valid for 28 days)
  • When you receive the activation, code go to login page and click on the link I have a valid activation code.
  • You can then complete the setup of your account by choosing a username and password.
  • Once your account is fully set up you can login by going to the login page and entering your username and password and selecting the 'sign in' button.

Individual mySRA

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Your practising details should appear on Find a Solicitor if you have a practising certificate, you have added an association to your organisation, and a post in mySRA. 

How to manage your individual account will help you to change your professional details. 

Once any changes are made in your mySRA account, it may take up to 48 hours for the details to appear on Find a Solicitor. 

If you do not appear or have any queries about the information shown please contact the Law Society Support Centre on +44 (0)20 7320 5757 (Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 17:00) or email thesupportcentre@lawsociety.org.uk

It is a position that you hold within an organisation such as assistant, associate, partner, member, director, consultant, employee. 

You can add, change and remove posts in the Professional details section of your mySRA account. 

How to manage your individual account will help you to add, change or delete a post. 

Please note that managerial posts (partner, director, member) can only be added by the authorised signatory at your firm.

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It is a responsibility that you hold within an organisation such as authorised to supervise. You can add, change and remove roles in the Professional details section of your mySRA account. 

How to manage your individual account will help you to add, change or delete a role. 

There are some roles that cannot be added through mySRA: 

  • Compliance officer for financial and administration 
  • Compliance officer for legal practice 
  • Training principal. 

These are roles that we authorise.

You need to opt out. 

Go to the Professional Details section of your mySRA account. Make sure that there is no tick in the Opt in to bulk renewal box. 

If you are not opted in you have to complete an individual application to renew your practising certificate. 

How to manage my individual account will help you change your personal and professional details.

Your personal and professional details in the My Profile section of your mySRA account. They will not see equality data. 

How to manage your individual account will help you to opt in or opt out of your organisation’s bulk renewal.

Yes.

If you are opted in you will receive an email if changes are made to your mySRA account.

You can update your details in the 'My Profile' section of your mySRA account. 

Log in, go to 'My Profile, Personal and Professional Details' and click on the relevant tab. 

How to manage your individual account will help you to change your personal and professional details.

Individual practising certificate

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Select My Services- Individual Services from the left-hand menu. 

Click Renew practising certificate in Start a new application.

How to manage your account will help you to complete the application. 

Read more about our fee policy.

Log in to mySRA. Before starting the application make sure that your professional details are up to date.

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The contribution is £60 whether or not you hold client money. 

Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) solicitors are exempt from paying. 

Read more about our fee policy.

Yes. There are reduced renewal fees for maternity leave. 

Read more about our fee policy.

Authorised signatory / Organisation contact

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A person nominated to update their organisation details and sign the declaration in a bulk renewal application. 

In a law firm, it must be a solicitor or registered European lawyer (REL) with a current practising certificate/registration and who is a manager (a partner in a partnership; a member in an LLP; a director in a company).  

If you work within an in-house team, it can be a solicitor or a REL with a current practising certificate/registration.  

The authorised signatory (AUS) can nominate an organisation contact (ORC) to complete the bulk renewal application but only an AUS can sign it.

To find out how to add, change or delete a role, go to Manage My Organisation Account.

You can add the role in the My Profile section of your mySRA account.

In a law firm, you must hold a current practising certificate/registration and be a manager (a partner in a partnership, a member in an LLP, a director in a company).

If you work within an in-house team, you must simply hold a current practising certificate/registration.

For further information, go to Managing my Individual Account.

They are the person nominated by an authorised signatory (AUS) to update organisational details and complete the bulk renewal application for an organisation.  Less

ORCs can see and change individuals' personal and professional details if they have opted in.

There are no restrictions on who can be an ORC but the AUS should be satisfied they are suitable for this role.

To be nominated as an ORC, you must have a mySRA account.

Find out how to get a mySRA account.

Go to Manage my organisation account to find out how to add, change or delete a post. 

If the individuals have ended their posts and roles it will reflect this in the organisation record. If they have not, then: 

  • Click my organisation
  • Click Employees and click End Employment.
  • Select the date the individuals have left the organisation.
  • Click Save. This will end all posts and roles. This will include manager posts.

Yes. Organisation contacts (ORC) and authorised signatories (AUS) can view and print individual practising certificates.

They can access them through their mySRA account. They can view them in My Organisation tab. Then go to Manage my organisation applications and documents.

Opting in / out

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Opting in to your organisation allows your authorised signatory (AUS) and organisation contact (ORC) to see and change your details in mySRA. This does not include equality data. As long as you are not subject to regulation 3 you would also be included in the bulk renewal for practising certificates. 

Opting out of your organisation means that you would have to complete an individual application for a practising certificate. The AUS or ORC would not be able to see and change your personal information. They can still change any professional details (office, posts and roles) associated with their organisation. 

Go to My Profile, Personal and Professional details in your mySRA account. 

Select your organisation from the drop down list. 

In Professional details make sure that there is a tick in the box for Opt into bulk renewal. Save.

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Go to My Profile, Personal and Professional details in your mySRA account. 

Select your organisation from the drop down list. 

In Professional details make sure that there is not a tick in the box for Opt into bulk renewal

Certificates of good standing

A Certificate of Good Standing confirms the following information: 

  • Your admission date. 
  • Whether you hold a current practising certificate. Any conditions may be disclosed. 
  • Whether you have Findings and Orders. If you have they may be included. 
  • Your address. 
  • That you have not been struck off or suspended from practise. 
  • That there are no disciplinary proceedings pending against you. 

The address on your certificate must be an address which is held on our records. Please make sure that your address is up to date in the 'Personal Details' section of your mySRA account. 

We can send the certificate to an address of your choice whether or not it is held on our records.