1. Complete Stage 1 of the vetting application as part of your online application for registration.
2. You must upload proof of identification documents.
Click here to access the Teaching Council's identification policy.
3. If you have lived outside of Ireland or Northern Ireland for a cumulative period of three years (36 months) or more after the age of 18 you will need to:
-provide a photocopy of your police clearance for each country in which you have resided.
Information about overseas police clearance certificates
*Change to Overseas Policy:
Please note that with effect from 01 January 2022, applicants for registration who have lived overseas for a cumulative period of 12 months or more, after the age of 18, must provide a copy of police clearance for each country they have resided in. Certificates must cover the entire period of residence in each country.