Regulatory advice 3: Registration of English higher education providers with the OfS

Guidance for providers about the application process

This regulatory advice sets out guidance for providers of higher education in England that want to apply to register with the Office for Students (OfS) on or after 15 December 2023.

OfS 2023.63
15 December 2023


Previous versions

How to register

Guide to registration

Last updated 15 December 2023
15 December 2023
Guidance updated for registration applications on or after 15 December 2023. Previous guidance is archived on this page.
28 July 2023
We have published annexes I and J.
14 October 2022
We have revised and published new guidance on how to register with the OfS.
10 September 2021
Template for financial and student numbers tables required for registration to the Office for Students, for providers regulated by DfE updated

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