On March 31st 2014, the Minister for Justice and Equality implemented an administrative filter to be applied to all Garda Vetting applications. The administrative filter is a new procedure being applied by the Garda Central Vetting Unit to allow certain minor convictions over 7 years old to be removed from disclosures.
Number of Garda Vetting applications processed:
Week ending 10th October 2014: 8,002
Total Year to Date: 249,345
The administrative filter is available for your information here
The process for obtaining Garda Vetting is as set out in thislink