The registration process for Route 1 Primary, Route 2 Post-primary, and Route 4 Other depends on whether an applicant qualified in Ireland or outside Ireland.
Applicants for Route 3 Further Education should follow the options below for Qualified in Ireland (regardless of where qualification was attained).
The registration process for Route 5 - Student Teachers is open only to student teachers who have successfully completed the first two years of an accredited undergraduate Initial Teacher Education programme in Ireland.
- Applicants must meet the registration requirements set out in the Revised Teaching Council [Registration] Regulations 2016
- As part of the registration process, the Teaching Council considers evidence of character. Each applicant for registration must:
- Have a Character Reference form certified by an appropriately qualified person
- Undergo a process of vetting. This may take up to 6 weeks, so applicants are advised to apply for registration in advance of their planned return to (or commencement of) teaching.