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Access NI’s are a requirement in Northern Ireland for coaches and welfare officers in registered British Gymnastics Clubs. Below is the process that you will need to follow. 

For updates on access NI’s, please see our circular page which can be found here

Pin Notification and ID Validation Form
Access NI Guidance Notes and FAQs

Please be aware that all incomplete applications will be deleted after 90 days. 

In light of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the need to reduce non-essential social contact, AccessNI has been reviewing their guidance and procedures on checking identity documentation. 

AccessNI is content for you to introduce, as a temporary measure, the checking of ID documents using video link (eg Skype) or scanned documents on condition that
The LS/CS has a copy of the ID documentation in front of them before they verify the documentation during a video link meeting.
The copy ID documentation scanned or emailed to the Signatory is of a good, clear quality, and
The applicant’s original documentation is verified and checked by a Manager on their 1st day of recruitment to ensure it matches the information on the scanned or emailed documentation used to process the AccessNI application.

The need to retain copies of ID documentation for 90 days remains.

The above change comes into immediate effect and will continue until such times as AccessNI deems otherwise. 

We hope this is helpful and simplifies the process of ID checking during this difficult time.


Breakdown of Access NI Application
Access NI Flow Chart 2

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