Step 12 - applying for audit and accreditation

You should email the Performance Auditors at as soon as you receive notification of your Peer review outcome to arrange an audit date.

Once you have agreed an audit date with the Performance auditor, you should email the Scottish Government when you are ready to apply for audit and accreditation. You must include:

  • The name of your agency
  • Your contact details
  • The topic(s) you want to be accredited in - housing and/or welfare benefits and/or money and debt
  • Confirm that you have completed a Self Assessment and Application Form against the Organisational Standards (as outlined in Step 2)
  • Confirm your agency has achieved the required score (75%) at peer review.