CORU Registration and You

Physiotherapy is a regulated profession in Ireland.

In order to work as a physiotherapist in Ireland you must be registered with CORU, the regulator for the health and social care professions in Ireland.

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Information for physiotherapists thinking about working in Ireland is available here

The document provides information and guidance on: 

  • Requirements to work as a Physiotherapist in Ireland 
  • European Professional Card 
  • ISCP memebrship 
  • ISCP and CORU - differences at a glance 
  • Employment Permit
  • and other useful information 

To be a practising member of the ISCP, you must be a CORU registrant.

There are two temporary membership categories available for: 

  • CORU applicants who qualified in Ireland, or CORU applicants who qualified outside of Ireland who have degree recognition, and are required to complete a Return to Practice (RTP) period for CORU registartion. 

  • CORU recognition applicants who are required to complete a Period of Adaptation (POA), or are appealing a decision. 

For more information on the temporary membership categories contact [email protected]