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Garda Vetting Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

The Garda National Vetting Bureau website contains a comprehensive frequently asked questions section which can be found here. 

The most commonly occurring queries received by the Garda National Vetting Bureau (G.N.V.B.) are as follows:

Yes, you can find our online user guide by clicking here.

The G.N.V.B. do not issue any application forms – they come from the registered organisation.  An applicant should always contact the relevant Liaison Person in the registered organisation in relation to their Garda vetting application. 

Yes, you can track the progress of your online eVetting application here. All that is required is your unique application number and your date of birth to access the tracking facility.

Completed applications are processed within 5 working days of receipt of the application.

The G.N.V.B. will issue a disclosure for all completed applications. The vast majority of disclosures are NIL DISCLOSURE (containing no convictions or specified information).

If you are an organisation looking to register for Garda vetting in accordance with the National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Acts 2012 to 2016 click here for information on how to apply.