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Social workers in England and operating department practitioners: applying for readmission

This section is for applicants (both UK and international) who have previously been on the Register and would like to re-join it.

Not sure if this is you?

What to apply for may contain information that will help direct your application. You can also read our guidance on returning to practice.

Readmissions process

1 Submit forms and fee

2 Receive confirmation

3 Processing

4 Check the register

We aim to process all applications within 10 working days. Successful applicants will have their details added to the Register automatically (please note that checking the Register online is the quickest way of confirming success). Unsuccessful applicants will be notified by writing.

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