Register to Teach
If you are a teacher it’s a legal requirement to register with the Teaching Council in order to receive a salary paid by the State. This ensures all teachers are qualified, capable and ethical professionals.
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All teachers are legally required to be vetted by the National Vetting Bureau. It is the role of the Teaching Council to administer vetting for teachers in Ireland.
Fitness to Teach
The Teaching Council is responsible for promoting high professional standards in teaching, for the benefit of pupils and students, and the profession.
Your comprehensive hub for all things related to teaching and education. You will find a wealth of valuable resources to support your journey as an educator, including insightful research in schools, an extensive collection of resources to explore and an online library for registered teachers.
The Teaching Council is the professional standards body for the teaching profession, which promotes and regulates professional standards in teaching. It acts in the interests of the public good while upholding and enhancing standards in the teaching profession.
Teachers qualified outside of Ireland may apply for registration under the following routes of registration:
(Qualified outside of Ireland)
Register as a Further Education teacher
Qualified outside of Ireland (Induction not completed)
If you are a primary or post-primary teacher who has qualified outside of Ireland but have not completed the required period of induction, for a limited time period you can apply to register as a teacher in Ireland.
Qualified in Ukraine
If you are a qualified teacher from Ukraine and have been granted EU Temporary Protection, you can apply to register as a teacher in Ireland with our process for Ukrainian teachers.
Route 4 – Other (Qualified outside of Ireland)
Registration route for Route 4 – Other (Qualified outside of Ireland)
Qualified in Ireland
There are five different routes in which teachers can apply for registration.
Registration with Condition(s)
You will be granted registration with a condition(s) if your application has not fulfilled all of the Council's registration requirements.
Renewing your registration
All registered teachers must renew their registration every year.