ESFA R08 Submission Information and Advice

The R08 submission window is currently open – the guaranteed collection availability started 17th March and closes at 18:00 on Monday 6th April. 

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

If you need support with your submission, please contact us via 

Useful links:    

Provider Support Manual (v2)
ILR Specification (v2)
Validation Rules (Rule Violations) spreadsheet (v5)
Submit Learner Data (SLD) hub
SLD Known Issues spreadsheet
Download the FIS (Latest version that works with PICS is 1.0.16)

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

Currently no known issues.