Note: The Online Accreditation System is closed from 29 December 2023 to 15 January 2024.

Revised Accreditation Framework

The Revised Accreditation Framework will be implemented from 15 January 2024.


A webinar was conducted on 3 November 2023 where Ms Julia Lee, Chairperson of the Accreditation Framework Review Workgroup, had shared on the Revised Accreditation Framework. More details can be found on this page.

Green Lane for Social Workers who were previously accredited

A Green Lane for qualifying Social Workers was launched in October 2022. If you:  

(a) were previously accredited but your accreditation has lapsed; and 

(b) have 20 years of practice experience in both Direct and Indirect Practice (e.g. management, research, policy education); and 

(c) are employed in a social service agency, government agency, hospital, institutes of higher learning or registered charity or society engaged in Social Work practices,


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Number of Accredited Professionals

More than 2000 Social Workers and Social Service Practitioners have applied for accreditation. As at 31 December 2022, there were 377 Registered Social Workers-Provisional (RSW-P) and 2087 Registered Social Workers (RSW).

To date, 91 Registered Social Service Practitioners (RSSP) remain on the register. (Note: Accreditation of RSSP ceased in June 2012).

Please do not hesitate to contact us at or at Tel. 67787922 if you require any clarification or further information.