ESFA R05 Submission Information and Advice

The R05 submission window is currently open – the guaranteed collection availability started 17th December and closes at 18:00 on Tuesday 7th January.

If you’re experiencing Rule Violations, please refer to our guidance on Resolving ILR Rule Violations.

As always, please contact us via or on 01603 492620 if you need assistance. See our Christmas closing times post for our availability over the holiday season.

Useful links:   

Provider Support Manual (v1) 
ILR Specification (v2) 
Validation Rules (Rule Violations) spreadsheet (v4) 
Submit Learner Data (SLD) hub 
SLD Known Issues spreadsheet 
Download the FIS (Latest version that works with PICS is 1.0.09)

Known issues (we’ll keep this section updated throughout submission):

No known issues at this time.