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Current processing dates

Our phone service opening hours will be 10am - 2pm UK time on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Please only call if your documents were received after our current processing date and you have not had notification from us. We cannot confirm receipt of documents until they are processed - see How we process your documents

Last updated: 30 July 2015, 10:35

This page shows the graduate admissions office processing times for incoming applications, emails and documents. It is updated at least once a day during the week.  We can only confirm the receipt of documents as they are processed. We cannot confirm receipt of documents waiting to be processed in the queue. See our guide to how we process your documents for more details.

If you have confirmation from a courier that your package was successfully delivered to our post room on a particular date please add at least one working day to allow the package to be delivered to our office, add three days if your item was delivered on a Friday. 

Please note that we will begin issuing Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (CAS) statements from the middle of May onwards. Further details can be found on p16-17 of the Offer Pack.

We are currently processing applications received on

To get a rough idea of when your application will be processed please make a note of the date when you received the confirmation that your application was submitted and both references received. Then check this page regularly to see which date we are processing applications from (add 2-3 working days if you submitted on a Friday or at the weekend, these applications will be received the following Monday). Once your application has been processed you will receive the final email and be given your unique LSE ID number with instructions on how you can open your LSE for You account to track your application online.



27 July


We are currently processing supporting documents (this includes degree, TOEFL/IELTS/GRE/GMAT results, transcripts, references received by post and other miscellaneous items) received by post, fax and online received on and including:

20 July

We are currently processing references received by email on and including:

28 July

We are currently processing emails and 'How Do I' forms received on and including:

23 July