Access NI


Access NI is the system for the disclosure of an individual’s criminal history to help organisations make safer recruitment decisions. It was established in April 2008 by the Northern Ireland Office as a result of the introduction in Northern Ireland of Part V of the Police Act 1997.

For Cricket Clubs it is essential that anyone with regular or continuous contact with children to be Access NI Checked, steps below: 

The Online Part:

    1. Person to be vetted creates a log in:
    2. Apply for an enhanced check through a registered Body using NW PIN – 379080

Documents to Show Your Club Welfare Officer or Direct to NWCU: (To Complete the Application)

      1. Download & print the ID Validation Form (& for U18’s the Parent/Guardian Consent Form)
      2. Download and Sign the self declaration form
      3. Take ID documents, 1 from group 1 & 2 from Group 2 (seen on page 2 of the above ID Validation form) along with the self-declaration form to your clubs Designated Liaison Person/Welfare Officer

Proof of ID Provided to Registered Body (North West Cricket Union) 

      1. Designated Liaison Person signs off the ID, & delivers or electronically shared the scanned/actual ID Validation form & 3 x ID Documents to TBC
      2. Note: Coaches can bring/send the ID directly to TBC

Protecting your Details Part:  

        • Share the received Access NI certificate to to receive a confirmation letter from Cricket Ireland.
        • Use the Cricket Ireland Confirmation Letter as Evidence of Access NI

Please Note:

  • As part of the application process Cricket Ireland will request a disclosure in relation to all applicants.
  • As part of the application process applicants should be aware that a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position.