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Letter Requests

Please select the correct option below, no payment will be requested. You will then be directed onto a form which you must complete in full before proceeding to 'check out'. The Social Science and Law Faculty Office will then be able to produce your letter. This service is only available to students in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law.

Letter Requests

Certification Letter

Certification Letter

FREE OF CHARGE

Description

Queries: transcripts-fssl@bristol.ac.uk

This service is only available to students in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law. You can only request a Certification Letter for yourself. Please do not request documents on behalf of other students.

A certification letter confirms your status as a current/former student of the University of Bristol. You might use provide this letter to a potential employer or when applying for a Shengen visa. The letter will include:
- your official name;
- your student number;
- your date of birth;
- the name of your Faculty;
- your programme title;
- the start and end dates of your programme;
- our staff signature;
- our official stamp;
- our fax and telephone number;
- if you are a current student, the letter will also state your home and term address and expected graduation;
- If you require the certification letter to state your classification please request this on the online form where it asks for "Any additional information."

Letters are only available in hard copy. They cannot be sent electronically. Where possible, we will try to accommodate requests for additional information to be included in certification letters.

Letters take 3 working days to produce (except during busy periods). They are processed in the order they are received therefore you should ensure you submit your request in plenty of time to meet any deadlines you have been given. You will receive an email when the letter(s) is available.

The Certification letter will include your Term and Home Address therefore you should check these are up-to-date in StudentInfo (www.bristol.ac.uk/studentinfo) before requesting.

http://www.bristol.ac.uk/fssl/official-documents.html

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Bank Letter

Bank Letter

FREE OF CHARGE

Description

Queries: transcripts-fssl@bristol.ac.uk

This service is only available to students in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law. You can only request a Bank Letter for yourself. Please do not request documents on behalf of other students.

Bank letters are normally used by students to open a bank account. They are produced for specific branches of particular banks around the University campus and centre of Bristol. When submitting your request, you will need to provide the name of the bank and the branch/address.

The Bank letter will include your Term and Home Address therefore you should check these are up-to-date in StudentInfo (www.bristol.ac.uk/studentinfo) before requesting.

If you live in University accommodation, the bank will require your room number therefore please ensure this is up-to-date in StudentInfo.

If you do not live in University accommodation, you will be required to bring your tenancy agreement with you when collecting the letter.

Letters take 3 working days to produce (except during busy periods). They are processed in the order they are received therefore you should ensure you submit your request in plenty of time to meet any deadlines you have been given.

You will receive an email when the letter(s) is available for collection.

http://www.bristol.ac.uk/fssl/official-documents.html

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Council Tax Certificate (Full-time Students)

Council Tax Certificate (Full-time Students)

FREE OF CHARGE

Description

Queries: transcripts-fssl@bristol.ac.uk

This service is only available to students in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law. You can only request a Council Tax Certificate for yourself. Please do not request documents on behalf of other students.

Students may claim Council Tax exemption if their programme of study/research meets the definition of "full-time" for the purposes of Council Tax. Part-time, visiting or occasional students are not eligible for Council Tax exemption.

The University provides Bristol City Council with listings of all full-time students (undergraduate and postgraduate) three times a year, in early November, January and May, and so most students do not need to provide the Council with a Council Tax Certificate. Halls of Residence or University-owned student houses are automatically exempt.

Postgraduate students will not be eligible for any exemption once they have submitted their dissertation/thesis.

Letters take three working days to produce (except during busy periods). They are processed in the order they are received therefore you should ensure you submit your request in plenty of time to meet any deadlines you have been given.

The Certificate will include your Term Address therefore you should check your Term Address is up-to-date in StudentInfo (www.bristol.ac.uk/studentinfo) before requesting the Certificate. You will receive an email when the Certificate is available.

http://www.bristol.ac.uk/fssl/official-documents.html

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