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Recognition of Foreign Qualifications in Ireland

Quality & Qualifications Ireland is the Irish centre for the recognition of international qualifications. 

Their website is:

For official recognition of your qualification (which may be necessary for employment or study reasons), it is necessary to submit a completed application form and all relevant documents to the National Qualifications Authority.

Please note that neither the Consular Office or this Istituto Italiano di Cultura provide translating services.

Translating services are provided by the Irish Translators and Interpreters Association which is a professional association in Ireland representing the interests of translators and interpreters and provides contact details for their members:
Irish Translators and Interpreters Association, Irish Writers’ Centre, 19 Parnell Square, Dublin 1.
Tel: 00 353 (0) 1 8721302 Fax: 00 353 (0) 1 8726282 


Recognition as a Teacher of Italian

Primary and Secondary School Teachers in possession of recognized Italian teaching qualifications need to register with the Teaching Council of Ireland, Block A, Maynooth Business Campus, Maynooth, Co. Kildare.
Tel. 00 353 (0) 1 889 6400

You may also request a list from the Department of Education:



This Italian Institute of Culture does not provide a translation service.

Translation may be obtained from:

Irish Translators and Interpreters Association
Irish Writers' Centre
19 Parnell Square
Dublin 1

Tel:  00 353 1 8721302
Fax: 00 353 1 8726282