Apply for exemptions under the QLTS

Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland Lawyers

During the coronavirus outbreak, we encourage you to send your Admission Application form (AD1) to us through email rather than in the post. This is to make sure the form is processed in good time ahead of your expected admission date. Please email your form, and any relevant documentation, to accountsreceivable@sra.org.uk.

To pay, please complete the relevant sections of the methods of payment form, and send it with your completed application once you have instructed your bank to send payment direct.

If you have any questions, please contact us by emailing SRAAdmissions@sra.org.uk.

Solicitors admitted by the Law Society of Northern Ireland with a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD)

If you have passed a QLD and been admitted as a solicitor by the Law Society of Northern Ireland, you do not need to pass any QLTS assessments.

You can apply for admission by completing this form.

Solicitors admitted by the Law Society of Ireland who are EU or EEA nationals

If you have been admitted as a solicitor by the Law Society of Ireland and you are a EU and EEA National, you do not need to pass any QLTS assessments.

You can apply for admission by completing this application form.

Solicitors admitted by the Law Society of Northern Ireland without a QLD

Please contact us


Solicitors admitted by the Law Society of Northern Ireland who are not EU or EEA nationals

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Barristers of Ireland and Northern Ireland who are EU or EEA nationals

You can apply for exemptions using the following application form.

There is a fee of £400.

Barristers of Ireland and Northern Ireland who are not EU or EEA nationals

Please contact us.