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An Garda Síochána and Data Protection

Subject to the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998/2003, every individual has a right to access personal data about him or her held by An Garda Síochána. 

An individual seeking access to their information should complete the Data Access Request form and return it with relevant enclosures to:

Data Protection Processing Unit, National Vetting Bureau, Government Buildings, Vinegar Hill Lane, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford.

A Data Protection disclosure is issued directly to the applicant in person for their own personal use.

There is a fee of €6.35. All cheques/bank drafts should be made payable to “Accountant, Department of Justice”.

A Data Protection disclosure cannot be construed as proof of no convictions, Police Certificate, Garda reference or Garda Vetting.

You can contact the National Vetting Bureau at: National Vetting Bureau / Garda Criminal Records Office Racecourse Road Thurles Co. Tipperary E41 RD60


Tel: Lo-Call 1890 488 488