Frequently Asked Questions - International Qualifications

What is an international qualification?

An international qualification is a qualification gained outside the State of the Republic of Ireland.

How do I make an application to have my international qualification recognised?

Please click here where you will find information on applying for recognition of international qualifications.

Is recognition of my qualifications a separate process from registration?

Recognition of international qualifications is a separate process. It is a pre-requisite to registration.

Who is the Competent Authority for the recognition of international qualifications?

CORU is the competent authority for the recognition of international qualifications

Am I registered when my international qualification has been recognised?

No, if you hold an international qualification you must apply to have it recognised before you can proceed to make an application for registration.

How long does it take to get my international qualification recognised?

It can take up to 4 months from the time of the file being deemed complete.

What is the fee?

The fee for recognition of international qualifications is €410.