Garda Vetting Application Form

Obtaining the Application Form
The Garda Vetting application form is not available to download. An application form, which will be issued by post, can be requested here
Alternatively, you can request a form by contacting the Teaching Council on 01 651 7906 or by emailing
Please note, the Teaching Council conducts vetting for teachers only.  Non-teaching staff in schools should contact their Management Authority for details on how to apply for vetting.
No individual will be registered by the Teaching Council until:
  • his/her Garda Vetting application form has been fully processed
  • where required, additional documentation has been received
  • a Garda Vetting result has been issued to the applicant
To expedite registration, applicants must ensure that the Garda Vetting application form is correctly completed and that additional documentation has been submitted where necessary.
Sample of Completed Form

It is important to complete the Garda Vetting application form fully and accurately. Forms showing errors or omissions will be returned to the applicant for clarification, resulting in a delay in the Garda Vetting procedure.

Click here to view a sample of a correctly completed Garda Vetting application form

Click here to view the Frequently Asked Questions for completing the Garda Vetting application form page.

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