QLTS requirements

Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme Regulations 2011

You need to have met the requirements under the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme (QLTS) before applying for admission.

You can apply for admission in mySRA once you have completed the for the pre-screening process.

To find out how to apply for admission, see Admission forms and fees.

You will be asked to upload a copy of a certificate of good standing from all jurisdiction(s) where you have been admitted. The certificate(s) must be less than three months old and confirm:

  1. your date of admission
  2. that you are in good standing
  3. that you have not been subject to any disciplinary proceedings
  4. that there are not any pending disciplinary proceedings against you
  5. that you are currently entitled to practise.

We may verify this with your home bar(s).

If we have not received the results of your QLTS assessments, we will ask you to upload the results.

SQE Regulations and transitional arrangements

Find out more about the transition to the SQE for QLTS candidates.

Qualified Lawyers Transfer Regulations (QLTR) 2009

Under the Authorisation of Individuals Regulations, there is no provision for a person to apply under the QLTR 2009. We will, therefore, apply a waiver so that someone who has completed the requirements under the QLTR, to apply for admission.

You can apply for admission in mySRA once you have completed the for the pre-screening process.

To find out how to apply for admission, see Admission forms and fees.

You need to have met the requirements of your Certificate of Eligibility before applying for admission. You will be asked to upload the following documents:

  • certified copies of your QLTT certificates showing that you have passed the required heads.
  • a copy of a certificate of good standing from all jurisdiction(s) where you have been admitted. The certificate(s) must be less than three months old and confirm:
    1. your date of admission
    2. that you are in good standing
    3. that you have not been subject to any disciplinary proceedings
    4. that there are not any pending disciplinary proceedings against you
    5. that you are currently entitled to practise.

We may verify this with your home bar(s).

If you were required to do work experience, we need a completed Experience Evidence Form (PDF, 7 pages, 194KB) with a covering letter. This must be an original  from your supervisor, on your employer's letterheaded paper and needs to confirm the information in the form.

The following document may be helpful when completing the experience evidence form: QLTT experience requirements (PDF 6 pages, 78KB).