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Recognition of International Qualifications
The Registration Board of the relevant profession will act as a “Competent Authority in Ireland” and will validate professional qualifications obtained in a country other than in the Republic of Ireland.
If you hold an international qualification and you are interested in working in Ireland you must apply to have your qualification recognised.
Note: If your international qualification has already been recognised/validated by a previous Competent Authority in Ireland, it is not necessary to apply to CORU to have your qualifications recognised again. You may apply for registration directly.
Currently qualifications are being recognised for the following professions (select your profession below to apply for recognition):
- Social Workers
- Radiographers and Radiation Therapists
- Speech and Language Therapists
- Occupational Therapists
- Dispensing Opticians
Recognition of international qualifications for the following professions has not yet commenced:
The contact details for the Competent Authorities for these professions can be found here. Please keep up-to-date on our website for future updates on these professions.
- Clinical Biochemists
- Medical Scientists
- Social Care Workers
Should you have any further queries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org