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You should register with Social Care Wales if you work in Wales.

If you are a Manager, you need to have completed the required qualification and hold the certificate in order to apply to register. If you think that you hold an equivalent qualification please contact and ask about the qualification equivalency assessment process.

If you are applying as a social worker qualified outside the UK, in order to have your qualification assessed for equivalency to the qualification required to practise in Wales, you will need to complete the qualification equivalency assessment form,  please contact us using if you would like a form, there is an additional fee for this assessment.  For a full list of the fees please see our website.

All the information you provide on your form must be correct to the best of your knowledge and belief. The provision of incomplete, false or misleading information may result in Social Care Wales refusing to register you or in removal from the Register.