Access NI and Garda Vetting Forms

6.9.2021 | Congregational Life, Safeguarding,

Access NI and Garda Vetting Forms




How to apply for an AccessNI check after 17 July 2018 - A step-by-step guide with screenshots to illustrate the process.

Apply for an AccessNI check through nidirect

Application Form for Leaders - This form is required for anyone working with children or vulnerable adults within a PCI congregation.

Application Form for Leaders

Application process for Leaders

Application Form for Groups - This form is required for anyone working in an organisation NOT part of the Presbyterian Church but registered with PCI as an umbrella group.

Application form for Groups

Application process for Groups

Application Form for Programmes - This form is required for anyone volunteering in a Programme under the Council for Congregational Life and Witness.

Application Form for Programmes for NI

Application process for Programmes

Application Form for Programmes  - in ROI only

Application Form for Programmes in ROI only

 Parent Guardian Consent Form NVB3 – in ROI only


Access NI Code of Practice

  Access NI’s Code of Practice


Garda Vetting Forms





Application Form for Leaders – GV

 Parent/Guardian Consent Form - GV

 Application Form - GV - Repeat Vetting Only

Garda Vetting Process – Applicant

Step-by-Step Guide – GV

Garda Vetting 2016 Q & A


Recruitment of Ex-Offenders

The Presbyterian Church in Ireland's policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders

  Recruitment of Ex-Offenders (DOC)

  PCI Data Privacy Notice