Forms should be returned by post or by email to authorisations@barstandardsboard.org.uk.


Pupillage Registration Form

This is the form to register a pupillage with us. The form includes sections to be completed by the prospective pupil and the pupillage provider.
Pupillage Registration Form


Completion of Non-Practising Pupillage

There are two versions of this form for pupillages which commenced before 1 September 2019 and after 1 September 2019. Please ensure that you complete the appropriate version of the form for your pupillage.
Non-Practising Pupillage Completion Form (pupillages commenced before 1 September 2019)
Non-Practising Pupillage Completion Form (pupillages commenced after 1 September 2019)


Completion of Practising Pupillage

There are two versions of this form for pupillages which commenced before 1 September 2019 and after 1 September 2019. Please ensure that you complete the appropriate version of the form for your pupillage.
Practising Pupillage Completion Form (pupillages commenced before 1 September 2019)
Practising Pupillage Completion Form (pupillages commenced after 1 September 2019)


Notification of a Material Change

This is the form to notify us of material changes to pupillage arrangements. These include a change of home or pupillage address, a change in pupil supervisor, a change in the date of commencement and/or proposed end date of pupillage, or a change in location due to a pupillage secondment. Please contact us if you are unsure whether other changes are material.
Notification of a Material Change Form


Guidance Documents

These documents provide further guidance on the pupillage registration process and obtaining a practising certificate for pupils and newly qualified barristers.
Pupillage Registration Notes
Practising Certificate Guidance for Pupils and Newly Qualified Barristers


Our Pupillage Processes

Please also refer to our Pupillage Processes page for individual process documents relating to pupillage registration, sign off, and material changes and the role of the BSB and other stakeholders in carrying out these processes.