Saturday, July 13

Guide to uploading Garda Vetting to your FAI Comet account

Guide to uploading Garda Vetting to your FAI Comet account

FAI Online Garda Vetting Demo Video

Steps to Garda Vetting Process

  1. Go to and click “Book a Course Now
  2. Click SIGN UP – I need a MyComet Account (if you already have an account, click LOGIN)
  3. Next, Complete the Signup Form
  4. When you receive your login details, log into the website at this link:
  5. In the Welcome screen type “Online Garda” and the Vetting Application will appear below
  6. Click Start
  7. On the next screen, click the option “NOT ATTENDING” and change this to “APPLY
  8. In the window that appears, complete the form:
    • Photo Identification – Passport/Drivers License/Gov ID Card
    • Garda Vetting ID Validation Form – download here
    • Consent & Disclosure: I AGREE
    • Role being Vetted for: COACH
    • Name of Organization: YOUR CLUB
    • Proof of Address – must be dated within last 6 months.
    • Click APPLY and follow the on screen instructions to finish

Provided all the application details were entered correctly, the FAI will upload your details will be entered into the National Vetting Bureau e-vetting system. This may take up to 3 weeks.
You will then receive an e-mail from the National Vetting Bureau inviting you to complete the next stage of the process (this link expires after 30 days).
After clicking the link and following the instructions, you will receive a tracking number which you can use to track the status of your Garda vetting application online.

If there are any issues with your application details or documents, you will be notified of by e-mail and you can start the process again.

When all checks are completed, a Garda vetting disclosure will be returned to the FAI.

You will need to forward the disclosure letter then to your club’s child welfare officer.

Once you have Garda Vetting completed you can now sign up for a Safeguarding course which are held online you must sign up for a safeguarding course at this link: