Regulated Professions in Ireland

A regulated profession is one where access to or practice of a profession is restricted to those who meet the professional qualifications required by law. The European Union's Regulated Professions Database was developed to pinpoint the different regulations required across the EU. You will find a full list of the regulated professions in Ireland here, with a reference to the competent authority.

Contact Details

The Department of Education & Skills oversees the implementation of the EU Directive in Ireland and operates the Irish contact point to aid the mobility of professionals throughout Europe.
If you require any further information you can email the contact point at:

Related Links

Recognition of Professional Qualifications

Regulated Professions Database (external)

Regulated Professions and Competent Authorities Ireland(pdf)

European Professional Card

A-Z list of Regulated Professions in Ireland