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The registration process

We manage each application according to the guidelines set out in the Registration Rules. This is to confirm your employees suitability to work safely in social care or social work. If you need advice about registering; please contact our Registration Team for support and assistance. The team can be contacted by email at:

Launched Thursday 1st October 2020 our new portal will make it easier and faster to register, pay fees and keep details up to date – all within a few clicks.

Click here for guidance on how to use the New Portal.


An application to register will be processed within  6-8 weeks from submission, although this is dependent on timely completion of endorsement and the process may take longer if there are issues which require additional assessment, such as a criminal record, disciplinary record, or mental/physical ill health.

Registration Data

The Social Care Council is registered with the Information Commissioner and data supplied by you will be processed in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. We electronically store the information that is provided by your employees which will be retained according to our data retention and deletion policy.

Please note the data will be archived when we close your employees application or when your employee has left the Register. By submitting an application of consent to process their personal data as described in the Social Care Council Data Protection Statement.

Pack Contains

  • Registration Matters PowerPoint Template
  • Registration FAQ
  • Social Media Cards
  • Posters
To Download Click on the Three Dots in the Bottom Right Corner and Select Download.

If you require any further assistance contact us.