You need to complete a Vetting Invitation (NVB1) form. This form is available from Joan Shalvey (Garda Vetting Co-ordinator) in room 213 or from your course director. The completed form must be accompanied by 3 forms of identification to prove your identity.

These forms of identification must be

  • Passport/Drivers’ License/Public Services Card
  • Letter with your address
  • Birth Certificate

When completing the form, please ensure your writing is legible as this information must be entered into the National Vetting Bureau database. We are not responsible for incorrect data being entered due to not being able to read details on the form.

It is vitally important that the email address you give is one that you use regularly. The National Vetting Bureau will send you an email in order for you to complete the garda vetting process online. It may be necessary to look through all your email folders (including your spam or junk folder) to locate this email. The subject header will read:

Please ensure that you open this email, read it and click on the link provided within the email to complete the process.  A sample of this email is provided below.  This must be completed within 30 days of the email date or the invitation lapses.