Please note that the Council will only accept certified copies of identification and qualification documents.
A certified copy is a photocopy of an original document which has been certified/endorsed by an appropriate person, i.e. signed, stamped and dated. By certifying a document an appropriate person is confirming that he/she has seen the original document and believes the photocopy to be a true copy of that document.
The following persons are deemed appropriate persons for the purposes of certifying documents: a member of An Garda Síochána (Police), a Solicitor/Commissioner for Oaths, a registered teacher (with the Irish Teaching Council, they must quote registration number) or a Peace Commissioner (signature, date and name in block capitals).