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Garda Vetting Procedure

Under the National Vetting Bureau ( Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012 those who come into contact with children and/or vulnerable adults during the course of their work or activities must undergo Garda Vetting.

The NRF Garda Vetting services is one of the key services provided to our members and the private and public healthcare sector. We are one of the top five providers of this service in the country, processing over 40,000 applications annually.

If you would like to avail of our E-Vetting service, please email Lorraine Mooney, Garda Vetting Manager: or call 01 8161754.

Lorraine Mooney

Garda Vetting Manager

To avail of our E Vetting service, please email or call Lorraine Mooney, our Garda Vetting Manager.

01 8161754



Step 1: NVB#1 Form The vetting subject manually completes and signs the NVB#1 form and forwards to the Agency / Organisation together with photo ID and proof of address
Step 2: Batch Header Agency / Organisation validates the applicants proof of identity and sends the 6 points of information received on the NVB#1 form to the NRF on a Batch Header. An e-mail with a link attached inviting him/her to complete a Vetting Application Form is generated by the NRF via the portal to the applicant
Step 3: Invitation The vetting subject completes a Vetting Application Form online and submits it to the NRF
Step 4: Review The NRF reviews the Vetting Application Form and submits it to the National Vetting Bureau
Step 5: Vetting The National Vetting Bureau processes the application and forwards a vetting disclosure to the NRF
Step 6: Disclosure The NRF receives the disclosure and as soon as is practicable, forwards the disclosure to the appointed liaison person in the Agency / Organisation
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