Applying for AfN Degree Accreditation/ Reaccreditation

Please note, the AfN Degree Accreditation Scheme applies only to degree programmes (undergraduate and postgraduate). To apply for individual registration with the UKVRN, please see our Apply for Registration section.

Applications for AfN accreditation and reaccreditation may now be submitted at any time during the year. To apply, please select the application form and read the associated guidance below.

Applications for reaccreditation should be submitted at least six months prior to your re-accreditation deadline, as notified to you in your decision letter, in order for there to be no gap in accreditation.

Please contact the Education Quality Assurance Team ( if you would like further information.

To be sent to assessors for consideration, applications submitted must be complete, and for applications for accreditation of new courses (not re-accreditation) fee payment made.

To apply, please complete:

Applicants will also need to refer to:


Updated Standards Notice:

Updated Degree Accreditation Standards come into effect on 1st April 2025. Please click here to read the initial guidance that has been developed to support the implementation of these.