How to apply

Personal Injury Accreditation logoOur Personal Injury Accreditation is a recognised quality standard for practitioners representing claimants and their dependents in personal injury matters.

To apply for accreditation, you’ll need to:

  • meet the eligibility requirements
  • submit a detailed application and portfolio

Step 1: Read the guidance

Before you begin your application, read the:

Step 2: Complete the application forms

Complete the application form (Word 1 MB) and the application portfolio form (Word 1 MB).

Step 3: Submit your application

Your completed application is made up of:

  • your application form
  • your application portfolio form

Do not send files larger than 18 MB. If necessary, send your supporting documents in separate emails.

Submit your application by email

Step 4: Pay the application fee

We’ll send you an invoice when we receive your application.

The initial application fee is £618 (VAT included).

Read about the cost of the Personal Injury Accreditation

Step 5: Accreditation

Your application will be reviewed by an independent or external assessor from our panel of assessors.

We’ll let you know the outcome of your application once we’ve received your payment.

The accreditation process takes around six to eight weeks. It can take longer if we receive high volumes of applications or if you do not give us all the information we need. 


If your application is unsuccessful, we’ll refund your membership fee.

You may appeal against our decision.

Read our appeals policy

Contact us

If you have any questions about the accreditation process, contact our accreditations team.

Call: 020 7320 5797


Opening hours: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

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