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Ecctis is a gold-standard provider of solutions and services in international education and training, and in the development and recognition of globally portable qualifications. We are an internationally trusted and respected reference point for qualifications and skills standards.

We are UK-based and operate worldwide, with a global network and client base spanning 62 countries and 5 continents. We have a 20-year track record in international consultancy and development.

Ecctis provides official UK national agency services on behalf of the UK Government in qualifications, skills, and migration:

UK ENIC is the UK National Information Centre for global qualifications and skills. Following the UK’s leaving the EU, the former UK NARIC recognition agency function changes from a NARIC (which is an EU-only title) to an ENIC (the wider European title for national recognition agencies) in order to meet the UK’s continuing treaty obligations under the Lisbon Recognition Convention.

UK Visas and Nationality services are provided on behalf of the UK Home Office. Visas and Nationality statements support applications to the Home Office for visas and for settlement.

The UK Centre for Professional Qualifications provides official advice and support for the recognition of international professional qualifications in the UK. We operate the UKCPQ on behalf of BEIS, the UK Government Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

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  1. Dear Sir/ Madam, I would like to know the level of my diplomas that I have received from my country, Syria as well as Paris, and what is the equivalent here in the UK, and what measures should be taken to do so. I have attached a picture to you about my CV.

    Thank you so much< Ali Jammoul

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    1. Hi Ali,
      Thank you for your message.
      Unfortunately we are unable to comment on qualifications or institutions via our social media accounts. If you would like to discuss the comparability of your awards you can call us on (0044) (0)871 330 7033, Monday to Friday (between 9:00am and 5:00pm), to speak to an Information Adviser and they will be happy to discuss this with you further.
      You may also wish to refer to our website for more information on how to apply: https://www.naric.org.uk/naric/individuals/Compare%20Qualifications/Statement%20of%20Comparability.aspx
      Kind Regards,
      UK NARIC

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  2. Hello
    I need to prove that my international qualification(s) meet the academic and/or English language requirements will instead be required to obtain official statements from UK NARIC. I did my education in Anna University, India. I have the below documents
    – Degree
    – Consolidated Mark Sheets(with Medium of Instruction as English in the bottom of the certificate)

    The consolidated mark sheets provides marks with a percentage. It does not give the score in CGPA. Are these documents sufficient for issuing the documents for UKVI Tier 2 general VISA?

    Regards
    Viswa

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    1. Hi Viswa,
      Thank you for the message.
      The Visas and Nationality Service costs £125 + VAT (£150) and is a 10 Working Day turnaround. These statements confirm your Academic Qualification Level (AQUALS) and/or English Language Proficiency (ELPS) – as appropriate for your personal circumstances and immigration route.
      To meet the requirements for UK NARIC to be able to provide an English Language Assessment you must hold a degree of Bachelors, Masters or Phd level from an overseas institution that was solely taught in the medium of English.
      Please visit our website and Take the Red Route for Visas and Nationality to apply for this service.
      We will require the following documents for each of the qualifications you would like to be included:
      • Final Certificate
      • Full Academic Transcripts / Mark Sheets for each year of study
      • A Medium of Instruction Letter from the Awarding Institution confirming it was taught solely in English
      Regards,
      UK NARIC

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    2. Hi Viswa,

      Did you got the answer for this ? I am exactly in same scenario on Medium of instruction.

      My marksheet or transscript has medium of instruction as English in it. Does it suffice UK Naric requirement

      Regards,
      Guna

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      1. Hi Guna
        Thank you for your comment.
        Although it may be stated on your documents already we would need to see a separate statement issued from the awarding university to confirm that the course has been taught and assessed in English.
        We only require a scanned copy of the letter so it can be sent to you as an email attachment. We have an example of this letter published on our website for your reference:

        Click to access TechUniCertification_in.pdf


        I hope this helps.
        Kind regards, UK NARIC

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  3. Good afternoon,

    My questions are about Naric Qualification Framework versus EQF RQF SCQF

    – Does UK Naric Band Framework follow the European Qualification Framework -EQF- and the EU Commission Regulations on High Education?

    – When evaluating EU University degrees, oficially recognised, already calified attending both their respective EU Countries and the EQF levels, how do you evaluate Doctoral, Master or Integrated Master achieved in any EU country?

    I´ve notice that RQF (England / Ireland) lacks Doctoral and Master levels while SCQF (Scotland) doesn´t.

    – Do a RQF 6 / SCQF 10 allows to start studies at RQF 8 or SCQF 12? What accademic requirements,degree or RQF do UK students need to study in UK for a Doctoral qualification?

    – Why the same level 6 RQF for a Bachelour Hons than without Hons? Do both of them meet the requirements io apply for admision at a UK University for Doctoral studies?

    Thanks,
    Rufo

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    1. Hi Rufo
      Thanks for your comment.
      Unfortunately, we can’t comment on the comparability of qualification frameworks on our social media.
      Generally speaking UK NARIC assesses qualifications that have been benchmarked against the national qualification framework of the country of origin. Therefore we provide comparisons of awards which have a recognised level within the country of origin. UK NARIC is then able to ascertain to what level this is comparable to, within the UK framework.
      For more information about the UK qualification frameworks please visit the GOV.UK website: https://www.gov.uk/what-different-qualification-levels-mean/list-of-qualification-levels
      Or if you wish to have your specific qualifications assessed please see the individuals page on our website: https://www.naric.org.uk/naric/Individuals/
      Regards,
      UK NARIC

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  4. Hi,
    I want to get the comparison done for my bachelor’s degree which I have studied in India for immigration purposes, I have all the original transcripts of every semester but the degree which I have is provisional as I haven’t been to my uni to collect it. So, do you accept a provisional final degree for the comparison?? Or should I get my original degree first

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    1. Hi Saurav,
      Thank you for your comment.
      The usual requirements for a Statement of Comparability are a copy of the final degree certificate along with a copy of the full academic transcripts. If the final certificate is not yet available, we will endeavor to proceed where possible, however this cannot be guaranteed. I would recommend submitting the documents you do have via the online application system and a specialist can review these to see if there is sufficient information/ documentation to provide the service.
      I hope this helps.
      Kind Regards,
      UK NARIC

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  5. ?How credible is that news
    UK NARIC recognized Nile Egyptian Schools’ CNISE qualification as equivalent
    to GCE

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    1. Hi Ahmed
      Thank you for your comment.
      Unfortunately we are unable to comment on qualifications or institutions via our social media accounts. If you would like to discuss the comparability of your awards you can call us on (0044) (0)871 330 7033, Monday to Friday (between 9:00am and 5:00pm), to speak to an Information Adviser and they will be happy to discuss this with you further.
      You may also wish to refer to our website for more information on how to apply: https://www.naric.org.uk/naric/individuals/Compare%20Qualifications/Statement%20of%20Comparability.aspx
      Kind Regards,
      UK NARIC

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  6. Can I send my Ielts cerificate and maths grade for translation
    Maths grade was from high school with the greek system

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    1. Hi Mike,
      Thanks for your comment.
      Unfortunately, UK NARIC is not a translation agency. We evaluate overseas qualifications and compare them to the UK framework. If this is a service you require, you should visit our website to learn more about our Statement of Comparability: https://www.naric.org.uk/naric/individuals/Compare%20Qualifications/Statement%20of%20Comparability.aspx
      If you require translations, I would recommend you visit ITI, where you can find a qualified translator: https://www.iti.org.uk/
      I hope this helps,
      UK NARIC

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  7. Hi,
    I need to apply for my Tier 2 General Work Visa for UK.

    I have finished my Bachelors’ (BTech) in Computer Science and Engineering from B S Abdur Rahman Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai India.

    I have submitted my documents and paid the fee for the following services to UK NARIC
    1) Statement of Comparability
    2) English Language Assessment.

    Will these 2 documents be sufficient for the visa or do i need some other document to satisfy the requirement.
    It will be really helpful if you could let me know regarding the same.

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    1. Hi Surya
      Thank you for your comment.
      We recommend that you check with the Home Office UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) to see what they require from you. As we are a separate organisation from the Home Office we are unable to advise on requirements for the visa application process.
      Regards,
      UK NARIC

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      1. Hi,
        I just confirmed with the visa application website.

        I have ordered the english language assessment and statement of comparability and have already paid the fees for these services. My Enquiry Number is: –
        I would like to convert my application to the visa and immigration service from UK NARIC.
        Please let me know if it is possible and what has to be done regarding the same.

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      2. Hi Surya
        Thanks for your comment.
        Unfortunately we are unable to comment on your application on our social media accounts. You may wish to send us a message via the secure portal within your online application so one of our Information Advisers are able to respond to you. Alternatively, you also have the option of contacting us on +44 3003 038777, Monday to Friday (between 9:00am and 5:00pm), to speak to an Information Adviser and they will be happy to discuss this with you further.
        Kind regards,
        UK NARIC

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  8. Hi,
    I will be requiring Tier 2 General work visa. I am from India. I have both undergraduate degree from India and masters degree from the Netherlands. Could you please suggest which one should I use for Visas and Nationality Service?.

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    1. Hi Shuvarthi
      Thanks for your comment.
      Generally speaking, the highest level degree would be a good choice. However, there are other elements to consider, such as, making sure you have all of the documents that we require for the qualification. The documents we will request are: a copy of your final certificate, a copy of your full academic transcripts/marksheets, and a Medium of Instruction letter from your institution. Please also bear in mind the qualification must be solely taught and assessed in English language.
      I hope this helps,
      UK NARIC

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  9. Sir,
    I am from Pakistan and complete the master degree now I want to apply in UK for ms for this I require 6.5 ban in ielts
    If I get UK naric certificate is it possible I apply for ms without ielts on the basis of UK naric

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    1. Hi Khan baba,
      Thanks for your comment.
      Depending on the institutions requirements you may be able to prove you English language abilities through the UK NARIC English Language Assessment service. For this service you will need to have an overseas qualification that was taught solely in English. We require a copy of your final certificate, a copy of your full academic transcripts/marksheets, and a Medium of Instruction letter from your institution. This service will give you a level on the CEFR scale which is comparble to an IELTS score and means you may not need to sit an IELTS exam. More information here: https://www.naric.org.uk/naric/individuals/Compare%20Qualifications/English%20Language%20Assessment.aspx
      I hope this helps,
      UK NARIC

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  10. Respected Sir
    could you please clarify my doubt regarding TIER 2 general VISA of UK NARIC.
    1) my nationality is tibetan ( refugee) and got IC as my passport and in nationality there is no option as tibetan .
    I am born and brought up in india .so what nationlaity should i fill.
    2) i got given name as Tenzin Sherab in my passport. so do i need to fill my name in the first name as my full name , i dont have surname.

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    1. Hi Tenzin Sherab,
      Thanks for your comment.
      If you mean you have Indian Citizenship when you say “IC” then you can put Indian as your nationality.
      If not, then please let us know what you mean by “IC”.
      For your name, you can put your full name in the first name box, and please put N/A in the surname section on the application form and we can update accordingly when completing the application.
      I hope this helps,
      UK NARIC

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  11. I am an international medical graduate from Namibia trained in Ukraine and completed my MBBS in medicine and I am lost with no intership programs back home. I want to migrate and have access to internship programs and work.

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    1. Hi Erenfried
      Thanks for your comment.
      You can use our Statement of Comparability service to get a comparison of your qualifications to assist with gaining work in the UK: https://www.naric.org.uk/naric/individuals/Compare%20Qualifications/Statement%20of%20Comparability.aspx

      Or you can apply for our Visas and Nationality Service, which helps to satisfy the requirements of Home Office when applying for a UK Visa and can also be used for work and study: https://www.naric.org.uk/visas%20and%20nationality/default.aspx

      I hope this helps, UK NARIC

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  12. Hi there, I have a question please, I want to apply for HCPC, I have bachelor and master degrees in Iraq and also a PhD in infection and immunity/ university of Leicester/ my first degrees ware checked in Leicester university before I start my PhD program. Because of the war in Iraq 2015-2017 I lost reference there but I have all my transcripts/ qualifications with and they’re all certified by university of Leicester. Will I still need to bring reference from Iraq. Please let me know.
    Best regards

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    1. Hi Hussein
      Thanks for your comment.
      Unfortunately, you will need to contact HCPC for this as we are unable to comment on what they require.
      UK NARIC

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  13. Dear NARIC Enquiries,

    Kindly, I would like to ask about the ‘proof of English’ for a Tier 2 visa; as it’s one of the requirements to fulfil the based points system.

    – I had my International GCSE (IGCSE) in Egypt and, one of my O.L subjects was the ‘English as a Second Language’ which was graded with ‘B’ in November 2008.

    – I had my ‘Bachelor of Science’ from the Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University and was taught in English throughout the 5 years.

    – I had my ‘Master of Science’ from the University of Derby, Derby, UK.

    So, kindly my question is do I meet the proof of English for Tier 2 visa requirements since I was an IGCSE student and had a master of science degree at one the UK universities?.

    Thanks in advance!

    Kind Regards,

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    1. Hi Nagwan,
      Thank you for your comment.
      Our service is required when you have achieved a qualification from outside the UK that has been taught in English and would like to use this to show evidence of English Language Knowledge.
      It is our understanding that qualifications issued by British awarding bodies should be presented directly to the Home Office for their consideration.
      Please note that UK NARIC is a separate organisation from the Home Office and that we are unable to advise on requirements for the visa application process. We recommend you contact the Home Office directly for more information. Their website is https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration
      I hope this helps.
      UK NARIC

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  14. Dear UK NARIC enquires,

    Currently, I am unable to get my academic transcript from the institution where graduated from as a result of the nation-wide lock-down of schools in Nigeria due to the Covid 19 pandemic. However, I have with me a copy of final degree certificate and a letter of the medium of instruction that was taught and assessed completely in English.

    I would like to find out, if i can still go ahead to make an application for the UK NARIC English Language assessment considering my prevailing situation as am unable to provide the academic transcript at the moment?

    I am in need of the information to enable me apply for Tier 2 Visa application in the UK.

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    1. Dear Mfon,
      Thank you for your comment.
      As you are looking to use the UK NARIC assessment to assist with a Visa Application to the Home Office, I would recommend our Visa and Nationality service: https://www.naric.org.uk/visas%20and%20nationality/default.aspx
      However, we would usually require the transcripts as part of the application to assist with commenting on the comparable level of the award and the English language proficiency requirements to complete the qualification.
      I would recommend that you submit what documents you do currently hold to allow this to be looked into, however, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to proceed with the assessment. If for any reason we are unable to complete the service you can request a refund as per our terms and conditions.
      I hope this helps.
      UK NARIC

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    1. Hi Naina,
      Thank you for your comment.
      To allow UK NARIC to look into the comparable level of an award you have achieved overseas we would ask that you submit an application through our website (www.naric.org.uk). We will need to see the necessary documentation before we are able to comment on an equivalency.
      I hope this helps.
      Kind regards,
      UK NARIC

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  15. Iam writing to enquire about the English Language Proficiency. I am a Indian National and I have completed my Bachelor’s in Life Sciences(3 years) from Osmania University Hyderabad and Post Graduate Diploma In Radiography and Imaging Technology(2 years) from Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences from Hyderabad.Iam looking forward to registered with professional health care council for which I will be requiring a English Language profeciency certificate. Hence want some information whether my 2 years of post Graduate Diploma In Radiography and Imaging Technology from Nizam’s of Medical Sciences Hyderabad is eligible for English Language profeciency and what level I will get .
    I have seen both Osmania University Hyderabad and Nizams institute Hyderabad is listed under ur recognised university list.please help me with my queries so I can scan my documents for futher UK NARIC procedure.

    Appreciate hearing from you soon.

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    1. Hi Randheer,
      Thank you for your comment.
      You will need to create and application and submit the documents (Final Certificate, Transcript and a Medium of Instruction Letter) as part of our English Language Assessment (https://www.naric.org.uk/naric/Individuals/Compare%20Qualifications/English%20Language%20Assessment.aspx)
      The qualification you submit for this application should be equivalent to a UK Bachelor, Master or PhD degree and have been taught solely in English.
      Without seeing the documentation we are unable to advise whether the award is suitable or not. If we are unable to proceed you are able to request a refund as per our Terms, please be aware that an administration charge may be applied.
      I hope that this helps.
      UK NARIC

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  16. Hello UK NARIC Team
    I have completed my 2 years post graduate diploma in Radiography and Imaging Technology from Nizam’s institute of medical sciences Hyderabad and I wanted to apply for English language proficiency to get it registered with hcpc.Do u do UK NARIC English Language profeciency for my post Graduate Diploma and what cefar level I will get.please let me know so that I can apply for UK NARIC.

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    1. Hi Sunitha.
      Thank you for your comment.
      You will need to create and application and submit the documents (Final Certificate, Transcript and a Medium of Instruction Letter) as part of our English Language Assessment (https://www.naric.org.uk/naric/Individuals/Compare%20Qualifications/English%20Language%20Assessment.aspx)
      The qualification you submit for this application should be equivalent to a UK Bachelor, Master or PhD degree and have been taught solely in English.
      Without seeing the documentation we are unable to advise whether the award is suitable or not. If we are unable to proceed you are able to request a refund as per our Terms, please be aware that an administration charge may be applied.
      I hope that this helps.
      UK NARIC

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