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All current practicing ISCP members that are also CORU registered receive as a member benefit a bespoke and exclusive Fitness to Practice Legal Expenses Insurance Policy negotiated by the ISCP for Practicing  Members.

A copy of the members policy summary and also a summary of the policy benefits is attached below

Please read carefully and keep on file for your records and use in the event of a complaint being made against you to CORU.


Updated 14-03-2018

What is new? The Physiotherapist Registration Board has changed the proof of employment requirements for Physiotherapists who are self-employed.

PART 3 covers all the documents (other than international police clearance and national police clearance (Garda vetting) that you will need in order to register with CORU.

Information on International Police Clearance and Garda Vetting are covered in Parts 1 and 2 – check these if you have not already done so



Registration Part 2 - Garda Vetting

Updated 23-03-2018

What is Garda Vetting?

Garda Vetting is National Police Clearance

It is an official letter of criminal clearance issued by the Gardaí


Registration with CORU – Part 1 - International Police Clearance

Updated 23rd March – SCOTTISH DISCLOSURES is no longer accepting applications for police clearance for people who worked in England or Wales (previously the quickest route)

*Updated 16th March – Additional information on Canada and new information on Saudi Arabia ad Italy

 What do I need to do before I register?

You need to have evidence of some documentation in advance of registering.

Legislation comes into effect!



HSCP (Amendment) Bill 2017 – Members Update

It is anticipated that the final two Dáil stages of the legislation will take place next week commencing November 13th. The Bill will then proceed to the Seanad Stage.

The professional body representing physiotherapists has told its 3,300 members not to register with the State regulator in a row over legal recognition of titles. The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists says new arrangements for registering the profession have the potential to allow anyone who has called themselves a physical therapist or a physiotherapist to gain access to the register, regardless of qualification.

Newsletter May 2016