In order to work as a qualified Physiotherapist in Ireland you must
be state registered with the Irish Society of Chartered
Those who qualified outside the EU are required to obtain a UK Naric
equivalence of their qualification. The UK Naric states the degree
equivalence in accordance with British/Irish Bachelor Degree standard.
In accordance with EU Directive No. 89/4 members who have been
accepted with the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists would be
eligible to practice as a Chartered Physiotherapist in the Irish Public
All overseas applicants should apply for registration well in advance
of the date on which they wish registration to begin. It is never
possible to grant registration immediately on receipt of an application.
A minimum of 8 weeks is usually required.
The Overseas Assessment Sub Committee (OASC) strongly advises you to
apply for registration while you are still resident in your country of
training and before you arrive in Ireland.