Apply as a new registered manager

Page last updated: 22 February 2024
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Once we receive your application for registration as a new manager, we will undertake an assessment of your fitness to be registered.

In particular, we will assess the extent to which you have the skills, qualifications and experience necessary to manage the regulated activities you have applied for. As with providers, you will need to understand the requirements of the legislation and be able to explain how you will manage regulated activity in accordance with them, in order to be registered.

Applying online

To apply to become a registered manager online using the CQC Provider Portal, you must first have received an invitation by email. You might have received the email because a provider you work for is applying for its registration online. Or it might be because you've been invited by someone you work with, who already has a Provider Portal account.

If you haven't received an email invitation containing a link and a password, then you will have to apply to register using the Word application form.

Applying using the Word form

If you are applying using Word, to ensure your application is processed without delays or to prevent possible rejection, follow the step-by-step guide and make sure you supply all the necessary forms and documents.

Our guidance on registered manager applications explains more about what you need to do.

Registered manager application guidance

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