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UK NARIC is the official National Information Center which is one among the European Network of National Information Centers (ENIC or ENIC-NARIC) and the sole entity established by each party (member country) to the convention on the recognition of qualifications concerning higher education in the european region.

UK NARIC is the designated national agency for the recognition and comparison of international qualifications and skills which performs this official function for the UK Government.UK NARIC provides vital support to employers with international recruitment and the processing of international applications of the applicants to enable them to work in the UK.

UK NARIC is the National Agency responsible for providing information, advice and opinion on academic, vocational and professional qualification and skills from all over the world. UK NARIC is the authorised National agency under the contract to the Department of Education. UK NARIC provides the only official source of information on education and training systems and wide-ranging international qualifications and skills attained from outside the UK.

UK-NARIC provides services especially in three main arenas; for individuals, for employers and specialized consultancy services.

(i) Individuals: UK NARIC provides comparison details for people with international qualifications planning to work or study in the UK. The summary can be used by individuals to get them through the UK's immigration system, applying for a UK job or to enroll a study course.

(ii) Organisations: UK NARIC supports academic institutions, businesses, recruitment services and government agencies from across the world by providing professional expertise and advice about international education systems and qualifications.


UK NARIC for the Overseas Nurses:

Overseas nurses who have done their graduation in nursing (Bachelor of Science in nursing which is a 4 years course) are eligible to undertake the UK NARIC assessment instead of appearing in the IELTS UKVI to apply for their Tier 2 (General) visa.

The English Language Assessment service is for individuals who need to demonstrate their English language ability for the purposes of work, study, or registration with a professional body. The English Language Assessment confirms whether degrees taught in English meet level B1, B2 or C1 of the Common European Framework for Languages (CEFR). This may help you prove your language proficiency to potential employers, education institutions or professional bodies.

The English Language Assessment can be used only for Bachelor, Master’s and PhD level qualifications that are taught solely in English.

Turnaround Time:

The Turnaround time for the UK NARIC assessment is 10-15 working days (standard assessment).

There is a fast track option, choosing that will enable the applicant to receive the certificate in 24-48 hours.


The cost for the UK NARIC English language assessment is £59.40 (£49.50 + VAT*)

Documents Required:

We require the below list of documents for the UK NARIC assessment;

  • A copy or scan document of your final certificate

  • A copy or scan document of your academic transcripts (documents from affiliate colleges accepted)

  • A copy or scan of a Medium of Instruction letter (MOI letter) which confirms that the qualification was taught and assessed completely in English (documents from affiliate colleges accepted)

  • A copy or scan of translations of your documents, if not issued in English originally.


Please watch the video link explaining the registration for UK NARIC English language assessment.