Licentiate Assessment

Event info

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Due to on going covid-19 pandemic, the Distinctions Department have had to make a few changes to the assessment process to protect both visitors and staff. Please visit our FAQs for information on these changes. All applicants will be notified as early as possible of any further changes that occur due to government restrictions.  

Please Note: This assessment is for Digital Submissions only.

To book this assessment, please fill in the Licentiate booking form, and return either via email [] or post to RPS House, Bristol. 

Standard Fee: £107.00
RPS Member Fee: £75.00

The Royal Photographic Society Distinctions are recognised as the most prestigious in the photographic world. There are three levels, the first being Licentiate followed by Associate and then the Fellowship. 

The Standard for Licentiate is high; it is demanding but achievable for the vast majority of dedicated photographers. 

It is essential that you book onto an assessment day in order for your portfolio of work to be assessed. 

To book, please complete and return an Licentiate booking form. When we receive your form, we will process your booking and you will receive confirmation via email. The confirmation will contain further information on the next stages of your application.   

Useful resources for the Assessment: 

A Guide on How to Apply

LRPS Guidelines 

LRPS Booking Form

Presentation Layout Templates

Successful Submissions Gallery

1:1 Online Portfolio Reviews

Advisory Days


Event Organiser

The Distinctions Department


Cancellation policy

Please click here to read our Cancellation Policy



This Assessment

will take place online only



Wednesday 3rd March
Formats: Prints & Books Only

Thursday 4th March
Formats: Digital Only


Wednesday 7th April
Formats: Prints & Books only

Thursday 8th April
Formats: Digital only


Wednesday 23rd June
Formats: Prints & Books only

Thursday 24th June
Formats: Digital only

All Assessment applications for these dates are sold out

Submission to arrive by: 
Wednesday 9th June

Coming soon...

Assessment dates for 2022 to be announced by early October.