Have you a current valid GAA Garda Vetting LESS THAN 3 YEARS OLD
(Vetting Nr, Completed Date)
More on Vetting in GAA at
This is a Legal requirement for all Coaches and Mentors
You must inform the Club of your valid Vetting ID
The Vetting ID Validation is now done online via Foireann.
In advance of starting your vetting on foireann
Scan and create a JPG of Passport, Proof of address, Drivers license
The ID Validation form here scanned as a JPG
Login to Foireann (User linked to your Email address)
Go to Profile - Qualifications and Vetting
From here you can start the process and ID check.
The Documents (ID Form, Passport, License and Address verification) must be uploaded as JPG (not PDF)
Once submitted, your documents will be checked by Club Childrens Officer.
From the the process with continue to Garda checks.
When completed, you will be informed by the Vetting Bureau and your profile will be updated in Foireann
For U18 involved in coaching, the linked parent will make the application on behalf of the U18 person.
You will receive an Email in following Days/Weeks from firstname.lastname@example.org to complete some details.
Complete this and submit
Pse record the vetting application number for tracking
You can track the Garda vetting here
It is a Legal requirement for all Coaches and Mentors to have a Valid Safeguarding 1 certificate issued in respect of attendance at a Child Protection in Sport (Safeguarding 1) programme or the Sport Ireland.
All Safeguarding certificates 1,2 and 3, are valid for a maximum of three years
You must complete an inperson Safeguarding 1 Course
Fingallians have run 4 Safeguarding 1 courses in May 2022
Fingallians must keep up to date records for
Garda Vetting Status : A Legal requirement for all Coaches and Mentors
Child Safeguarding Courses A Legal requirement for all Coaches and Mentors
Foundation : A Legal requirement for all Coaches and Mentors
Level 1, Level 2 and other courses completed (A nice to Know)
It is your responsibility to inform us when the status of any of the above changes using this form.
This will allow our office to keep the records upto date