Statement Of Comparability

A general purpose statement of qualification comparability

This service is for you if you need to evidence the level of your overseas qualification for employment, study, professional registration or another reason.

If you need to evidence the level of your degree and your English language proficiency for the UK Home Office, you may need to use the specialist Home Office-focused services, the Visas and Nationality services.

The Statement of Comparability service is able to evaluate part-completed school qualifications. This may help people arriving in the UK from overseas who want their children to access A-levels.

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We compare overseas qualifications to the UK education system, comparing them to UK qualifications and framework levels.

Present your Statement of Comparability together with your qualification documents to evidence the level of your overseas qualification(s).

You can see an example of a Statement of Comparability here.

You should apply online for the Statement of Comparability.

We will need photographs or scans of your:

  • final certificate(s)
  • transcript(s)


  • certified translations of your documents if your documents are not in English and you are not going to use our Translation Waiver Service.

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For more information on our Translation Waiver Service, certified translations and the required documents, see our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Once we have received all of the necessary documents and payment, we will complete your assessment within 15 working days. If you have a deadline, we recommend that you use our 24- or 48-hour Fast Track service.

The Statement of Comparability costs £49.50 + VAT*

*VAT if applicable.