How do I submit an application for the Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) clearance?

Guidance for students on ATAS applications.

As part of postgraduate, international student rules, those likely to study sensitive information should apply for ATAS clearance.

There are currently significant delays in issuing ATAS clearance, so students are advised to submit their request for ATAS clearance as early as possible and to make sure that the application form is thoroughly and accurately completed. For details see:


Last updated: 22.08.2023