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SQA News 13 January 2022

National Qualifications 2022: alternative venue for external assessment

If a candidate needs to sit an external assessment at another venue which is not an approved centre (either within or outside Scotland), we need to know in advance in order to consider the request, and to ensure that the appropriate examination stationery, question paper and invigilation arrangements are in place.

To seek approval for an alternative venue, please complete and submit an Alternative Venue Request form to the Assessment Arrangements team. The form and all guidance can be found on the exam support and forms page on the SQA website. Completed forms can be submitted electronically to alternative.venues@sqa.org.uk.

All requests for an alternative venue must be submitted by 4 March 2022. A written response will be sent to the SQA co-ordinator and appointed invigilator on approval of your request.

If you have any queries or require any further information, please contact the Assessments Arrangements team on 0345 213 6890.