What do I need to do to get my essay/dissertation proof-read?

Simply fill out our contact form and we will get back to you with all the information you need. [We aim to get back to you within an hour of you contacting us. Our office hours are 9am-9pm Monday to Sunday.]


What will Edinburgh Proofreading Services do for me?

We will edit directly into your electronic document:

  • correcting spelling, punctuation and grammar throughout your work;
  • improving English vocabulary and expression;
  • enhancing the language and format to render it more suitable for a particular medium, such as an academic journal or publication. (We can assist with the formatting of references, if requested).


What subjects do you proof-read?

We offer high quality, fast proofreading in all subjects and at all levels. 


Will you proofread my references?

Yes. If requested, we can proofread references and ensure that the formatting is correct for your particular submission.


How long does it take?

We can turn texts around fast (within a couple of days or less). We generally advise that you get it touch with us to book a slot in advance.


Can you proofread my text and return it to me in 24 hours or less?

Yes. If you contact us, we can allocate you an emergency slot.


How much will it cost?

Our proofreading prices range between £12.00 and £28.00 per 1,000 words.

The price for your text is determined according to the level of work and the speed of return required by your particular text. (Prices are based on those recommended by the Society for Editors and Proofreaders and are assessed individually.) As soon as you have sent us your text, we will send you the price.


How do I pay?

Payment is made through your own online-banking service. Details will be provided along with the price.


Will you keep my work safe?

Yes. We take both ethics and confidentiality very seriously. We ensure that your documents and your contact information are 100% safe and are never shared with any third parties.