Legislation & Circulars

Teachers require vetting for registration and employment purposes.


Teachers applying for registration are required to be vetted as part of the evidence of character requirement set out in Section 31(5)(c)(iv) of the Teaching Council Act 2001 and Section 8 of Regulation One of the Teaching Council [Registration] Regulations 2016 and Teaching Council [Registration] (Amendments) Regulations 2016.


The vetting requirements for teachers applying for vetting for reasons of employment are set out in Department of Education and Skills Circular Letters.