Completing the Garda Vetting Application Form
The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) will assist applicants in completing the Garda Vetting Application Form. Please click on the questions below or download the FAQs here.
We recommended that you read the FAQs in full before completing the form.
The completed form must be clearly legible and completed in BLOCK CAPITALS. If a section of the form is not applicable, indicate this by inserting N/A. Inaccurately completed forms or forms that have not been signed will be returned to the applicant for correction, resulting in a delay in the vetting process.
Registration with the Teaching Council cannot be completed until such time as:
- the Garda Vetting application form has been fully processed and all of the required documentation for registration and Garda vetting has been received, and
- the Garda Vetting result has been issued to the applicant.
Ensuring that the form is correctly completed and that additional documentation has been submitted will expedite the registration process.
An alias is any other name that you are known by other than the forename that is recorded on your birth certificate. For example, someone named Kathleen may be known as Kate or Katie.