For application types A, B and D you can self-certify. For Type C, you will need to provide evidence of the circumstances that have been affecting your ability to study or take an assessment. The evidence will need to confirm:
- the circumstances exist
- the impact that they have had on your ability to study or take assessment
- the timing of the circumstances is relevant to the time you are claiming.
Don’t wait until you have evidence to submit your claim. You have up to 10 working days to submit your evidence after you make the initial claim. Tell us what you plan to submit and make a note of the reference number you receive when you have submitted your claim and make sure that you use that number when you’re submitting your evidence so that your evidence can be linked to your claim. If you think that you may not be able to submit your evidence within 10 working days of your application, please tell us why in your application.