Registered Teachers (Vetting)

Stage 1

1. Apply for re-vetting through My Registration.

2. You must upload proof of identification documents

Click here to access the Teaching Council's identification policy.

3. You are not required to provide overseas police clearance documents.

Stage 2

After the Teaching Council has checked your application and proof of ID documents and submitted your application to the National Vetting Bureau, you will:

  1. receive an email from the National Vetting Bureau with a direct link to the online vetting application form, and
  2. have 30 days to complete and submit the online vetting application
  3. include all your addresses from birth to present including all overseas addresses
  4. be required to enter full postcodes (6 characters) for each Northern Ireland address at which you resided.

Receiving the vetting disclosure (result)

You will then:

  1. receive an email from the National Vetting Bureau stating that your vetting disclosure has been issued to the Teaching Council
  2. receive an email from the Teaching Council containing a link to your vetting disclosure once it has been processed, and
  3. be required to log in or create an account with Digitary* to view your disclosure.

*Digitary is the Teaching Council's online solution that teachers will use to receive their vetting disclosure. Digitary FAQs can be viewed here.

Sharing your vetting disclosure with an employer

  1. You will be able to share your disclosure with employers or potential employers online using Digitary.
  2. Log in to your Digitary account and follow the instructions for sharing your disclosure.