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Re-accreditation to the Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme

Re-accreditation is a way of assuring consumers that accredited practices continue to meet the requirements of the WIQS protocol.

WIQS accreditation is awarded for 12 months. To renew your WIQS membership you must complete the re-accreditation process.

Step 1: Complete the re-accreditation application form

Complete the re-accreditation form (Word 1.27mb) and send it to us at least six weeks before the date your accreditation is due to expire.

Please refer to the relevant guidance notes (PDF 385kb) for help.

Step 2: Select your payment method and return your application to us

An annual membership fee is payable, based on the number of partners.
See the WIQS fee page for full detailsĀ 

Assessment and award of re-accreditation

Your re-accreditation application will be validated and assessed by the Law Society. If your application is unsuccessful, you may appeal.

Merger notification form

If your practice has WIQS and you are considering, or you are in the process of, merging with another practice, please complete the merger notification form (Word).

Mandatory training

Once re-accredited, all relevant persons must complete mandatory training within six months from the date on which the practice receives confirmation of re-accreditation.

Find out more about the mandatory training for WIQS