Saint Brigid’s National School, is a primary school situated in the centre of Greystones, Co. Wicklow. Our mission is to provide the highest quality education for all our children in a happy, safe and stimulating Christian environment, focusing on their academic, social, personal, moral and spiritual development to help them be the best they can be.

Garda Vetting: Information and Forms

Garda Vetting Legislation

The National Vetting Bureau(Children & Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012 commenced on 29th April 2016. The Garda Central Vetting Unit will now be known as the National Vetting Bureau (NVB).

Any person helping in the school in any way will now require Garda Vetting. If you currently help in the school or plan to help in the future (e.g. Sports Day, School Tour, Yard Duty, Reading etc) please download and complete the attached Garda Vetting Form & Garda Vetting Invitation Form.


NVB 1 Vetting Invitation

NVB 3 Parent Guardian Consent Form

Please note you will also need to submit two forms of identification to validate your identity as per the attached list. There is a points system of verification of identity where 100 points must be reached. Please see points per form of identification in the following list. One form of identification should be photographic.

Proof of Identity Forms Required

Please return the 2 completed forms and 2 forms of identification (totaling 100 points or more) to the school principal.

Those previously Garda Vetting in the last two years through the school need not fill in the new form at the moment. If you are Garda Vetted through another organization you will also need to be Garda Vetted through the school.