Garda Vetting

The National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Acts 2012-2016, which came into effect on 29 April 2016, make it mandatory for people working with children or vulnerable adults to be vetted by the Garda Síochána National Vetting Bureau.

Please refer the following link in NATIONAL VETTING BUREAU (CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE PERSONS) ACT 2012 for further information on the Act. 

To visit the National Vetting Bureau website click here

Two of the requirements under the regulations are;

This should be done;

In circumstances where Garda vetting is not available for staff, students and volunteers who have lived outside the jurisdiction, by ensuring that these persons provide the necessary police vetting from the other public authorities.

Early Childhood Ireland:
Hainnauit House,
Belgard Square,
Tallaght,
Dublin 24,
014057100,
www.earlychildhoodireland.ie

Barnardos,
The Bowling Green White Street,
Cork,
021 4547060
www.barnardos.ie

How do I get Garda Vetted if I have lived overseas?

Click here to find out more information if you are need to receive police clearance from other countries

Further Information

 Here is a Standard Operating Procedure for Garda Vetting document to help you understand the Garda Vetting Procedure