Applications for Forensic Anthropology Level III are accepted on a rolling basis, so these may be submitted at any time. The application form and guidance documents can be found in the Examination Regulations (pp. 17-23).

To be eligible for the FAIII examination, all applicants must be Fellows of the RAI. Information about joining the RAI can be found on the joining page.

Any queries on the application process should be addressed to the examination board via email correspondence sent to the RAI for this examination must have "Forensic Anthropology Level III examination" in the subject heading.

The fee for the FAIII examination is £100. Applicants will be invoiced on submission of application, which should be sent by email to

Applicants are also advised to consult the Practitioner LevelsCode of Practice and CPD documents. A range of documentation on the roles and responsibilities of the expert witness and the UK criminal justice systems is available on the BAFA website but this must not be considered to be the full extent of information required for examination purposes.