How to apply: Residential Property Accreditation

Unlock new opportunities with our Residential Property Accreditation.

Applying is quick and easy. Follow these simple steps to kickstart your accreditation journey:

  • check you meet the eligibility requirements of your chosen level
  • submit a comprehensive and detailed application
  • pass the relevant exam

Step 1: Read the guidance

Before you begin your application, you must read our:

Step 2: Complete the mandatory exam

Before you apply for each level of the accreditation, you must complete and pass the relevant mandatory exam.

The exams are administered by the Law Society.

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Exam dates

Exam date Proposed date for results

8 July 2024

30 September 2024

26 August 2024

11 November 2024

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Exam date Proposed date for results

15 July 2024

7 October 2024

28 August 2024

18 November 2024

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Exam date Proposed date for results

17 July 2024

9 October 2024

30 August 2024

20 November 2024

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Dates may be cancelled or postponed in the event of insufficient demand or events outside our control.

Exam fees

The fee payable for each exam is set out below. The registration and exam fees are already included in the total.

Exam Fee
Foundation £471 + VAT
Intermediate £525 + VAT
Advanced £525 + VAT

The registration and exam fees are payable when booking your exam.

Step 3: Complete the form

Once you’ve passed the relevant exam, complete the application form (Word 174 KB) in Microsoft Word.

Step 4: Submit your application

Your completed application is made up of:

  • your application form
  • confirmation of successfully passing the relevant exam

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

Submit your application via email to

Once we receive your application, we will send you an invoice.

Read more about the cost of the accreditation

We will review and assess your application and let you know the outcome after we receive the 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 will refund your membership fee. Application fees are not refundable.

You may appeal against our decision.

Read our appeals policy

Contact us

Call: 020 7320 5797


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