Accessibility statement for the Regulated Professions Register

This accessibility statement applies to the Regulated Professions Register (RPR) at

This website is run by the Department for Business and Trade (DBT). We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

We've also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format, for example in large print, please email We'll consider your request and get back to you in five working days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We're always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we're not meeting accessibility requirements, contact:

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No.2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the 'accessibility regulations'). If you're not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Phone helpline

You can contact the UK Centre for Professional Qualifications (UK CPQ) during standard UK working hours (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm) for information about:

  • professional qualification requirements
  • regulators' contact details
  • routes to recognition

You can contact UK CPQ on +44 (0)871 226 2850. Calls cost 11p per minute, plus your network's standard connection charge.

Please note that this phone line cannot help with technical queries about the RPR.

Technical information about this website's accessibility

The Department for Business and Trade is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No.2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 17 March 2022. It was last reviewed on 17 March 2022.

This website was last tested on 14 February 2022. The test was carried out by dxw.

We chose to test based on common user journeys that provided us with a realistic sample of pages and comprehensive choice of interface components used throughout the service. This included testing for both the front end and admin pages of the service.